Orkla ASA engages in the provision of consumer goods, and concept solutions among groceries, specialist retailers, out-of-home sectors, and the bakery market. It operates its business through the following segments: Orkla Foods; Orkla Confectionary and Snacks; Orkla Care; Orkla Food Ingredients; Branded Consumer Goods; Hydropower; Financial Investments; and HQ or Business. The Orkla Foods comprises of Orkla's food businesses.The Orkla Confectionary and Snacks segment offers confectionery, snacks, and biscuit products. The Orkla Care segment covers branded consumer goods companies which primarily serve the Nordic region as their home market such as home and personal care including laundry detergents and personal care products. The Orkla Food Ingredients segment supplies bakery and ice cream ingredients and produces margarine and butter blend products, bread and cake improvers and mixes, marzipan, yeast, and ice cream ingredients. The Branded Consumer Goods segment comprises of Orkla Foods; Orkla Care; Orkla Investments; Orkla Confectionery and Snacks; and Orkla Food Ingredients segments. The Hydropower segment consists of power operations. The Financial Investments segment includes Orkla Eeiendom, investment in real properties, as well as the administration, development, and sale of properties. The HQ or Business segment covers activities at the Group's head office. The company was founded on February 27, 1918 and is headquartered in Oslo, Norway.