Trade subject to notification own shares

Orkla ASA has on 26 May 2011 bought

500 000 Orkla shares through broker-houses at an average price of NOK 49.21 per share. Brokers have executed the transaction.


Orkla's total holding of own shares after this transaction

 is 7 045 749.



Orkla ASA,

Oslo, 27 May 2011



Rune Helland, SVP Investor Relations, Tel.: +472254 4411

This information is subject of the disclosure requirements pursuant to section 5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.