Trade subject to notification own shares

Orkla ASA has on 27 February 2012 bought 388,000 Orkla shares through broker-houses at an average price of NOK 46,3 per share.

Orkla's total holding of own shares after this transaction is 13,177,990.

Orkla ASA,
Oslo, 28 February 2012

Contacts Orkla Investor Relations:
Rune Helland, Tel.: +47 2254 4411
Siv Merethe S. Brekke, Tel.: +47 2254 4455
This information is subject of the disclosure requirements acc. to §5-12 vphl (Norwegian Securities Trading Act)