Trade subject to notification own shares

Orkla ASA has today on 11 August 2006 bought 200 000 Orkla shares at a price of NOK 287.38 per share. A broker has executed the transaction.
Orkla's total holding of own shares after this transaction is 1 692 799.
Ole Kristian Lunde, SVP Corporate Communications, Tel: +47 2254 4431