Trade subject to notification own shares

Orkla ASA has on 6 June 2011 bought 500 000 Orkla shares through broker-houses at an average price of NOK 50.28 per share. Brokers have executed the transaction.
 
Orkla's total holding of own shares after this transaction
is 9 845 749.
 
Orkla ASA,
Oslo,  7 June 2011
 
Contact:
Siv M. Skorpen Brekke, VP Investor Relations
Tel.: +47930 56093
 
This information is subject of the disclosure requirements pursuant to section 5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.