The Orkla Group

Orkla ASA is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange and headquartered in Oslo, Norway. One of the largest companies in Norway, Orkla is a leading supplier of branded consumer goods and concept solutions to the grocery and out-of-home sectors in the Nordic and Baltic regions.

Orkla’s other businesses consist of Gränges, Hydro Power and shares and financial assets, in addition to its investments in Sapa (JV) (50% ownership interest) and Jotun (42.5% ownership interest).

As at 31 December 2013, Orkla had around 17,000 employees. The Group's turnover in 2013 totalled NOK 33 billion.

We have undertaken a comprehensive restructuring of the Group to create a more logical, simpler organisation. This is in line with the Board of Directors' decision to focus on Orkla's branded consumer goods business.

Our branded consumer goods operations now comprises of Orkla Foods, Orkla Confectionery & Snacks, Orkla Home & Personal, Orkla International and Orkla Food Ingredients.