Trade subject to notification - own shares

Orkla ASA has on 17 August 2007 bought 1 250 000 Orkla shares through broker-houses at an average price of NOK 88.77 per share. Brokers have executed the transaction.

Orkla's total holding of own shares after this transaction is 18 110 460.
IR contact:
Siv Merethe S. Brekke, Investor Relations, Tel.: +472254 4455