Trade subject to notification own shares

Orkla ASA has on 21 February 2008 bought 1 550 000 Orkla shares through broker-houses at an average price of NOK 66.95 per share. Brokers have executed the transaction.
 
Orkla's total holding of own shares after this transaction is 18 817 390.
 
 
Orkla ASA,
Oslo, 22 February 2008
 
IR contact:
Siv Merethe S. Brekke, Tel.: +47 930 56093