Trade subject to notification - Stein Erik Hagen

Company closely associated with Stein Erik Hagen, Chairman of the Board of Orkla ASA, has on 7 September 2006 bought 296,450 shares in Orkla ASA at an average share price of NOK 309.01.

After this transaction, Stein Erik Hagen and his close associates own 37,640,000 shares in Orkla ASA.
Rune Helland, Orkla Investor Relations, Tel: +47 2254 4411