Trade subject to notification own shares

Orkla ASA has on 26 February 2008 bought 875 000 Orkla shares through broker-houses at an average price of NOK 66.3 per share. Brokers have executed the transaction.
Orkla's total holding of own shares after this transaction is 22 017 390
Orkla ASA,
Oslo, 27 February 2008
IR contact:
Siv Merethe S. Brekke, Tel.: +472254 4455