Orkla ASA : Orkla ASA: Mandatory notification of trade - options

       Orkla ASA : Orkla ASA: Mandatory notification of trade - options

Yesterday, 6 May, in connection with Orkla`s former option programme, 20,000
options in Orkla-shares were exercised at a strike price of NOK 42.36 per
share.

After this transaction, the total number of options issued in Orkla shares is
now 16,892,000. Orkla owns 7,676,233 treasury shares.

Orkla ASA
Oslo, 7 May 2013

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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