Orkla ASA : The Board of Directors' proposal to Orkla's General Meeting

   Orkla ASA : The Board of Directors' proposal to Orkla's General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of Orkla ASA will be held on Thursday 18 April 2013
at 3 p.m. at The Norwegian Opera & Ballet, Kirsten Flagstads plass 1, Oslo.

At a meeting on 6 February 2013 the Board of Directors decided to propose an
ordinary dividend for 2012 of NOK 2.50 per share, equal to the ordinary
dividend paidfor the year of2011. The share will be quoted exclusive of the
dividend on 19 April 2013. Subject to the decision of the General Meeting
regarding the share dividend, the dividend will be paid on 30April 2013 to
shareholders of record as of the date of the Annual General Meeting.

Orkla's Annual Report 2012 will be released on 27 March 2013.

Orkla ASA
Oslo, 7 February 2013

Rune Helland, SVP Investor Relations
Tel.: +47 22 54 44 11

Anders Kalleberg, Investor Relations
Tel.: +47 99 04 24 98

This information is subject of the disclosure requirements pursuant to section
5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.


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