Trade subject to notification own shares

Orkla ASA has on 19 February 2008 bought 1 250 000 Orkla shares through broker-houses at an average price of NOK 67.5 per share. Brokers have executed the transaction.
 
Orkla's total holding of own shares after this transaction is 15 517 390.
 
 
Orkla ASA,
Oslo, 20 February 2008
 
IR contact:
Siv Merethe S. Brekke, Tel.: +472254 4455