Trade subject to notification own shares

Orkla ASA has on 22 February 2012 bought 500,000 Orkla shares through broker-houses at an average price of NOK 46,5 per share.

Orkla's total holding of own shares after this transaction is 11,997,990.

Orkla ASA,
Oslo, 23 February 2012

Contacts Orkla Investor Relations:
Siv Merethe S. Brekke, Tel.: +47 930 56093

This information is subject of the disclosure requirements acc. to §5-12 vphl (Norwegian Securities Trading Act)