Change in shareholding

CHANGE IN SHAREHOLDING Tweedy, Browne Company LLC, 350 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10022, has on May 7, 2001 announced that its holding of Huhtamäki Oyj shares, through various funds under its management, amounts to a total of 5,13 percent of the shares outstanding. Inquiries: Mr. Juha Salonen, Group General Councel Tel. +358 9 6868 8380 ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker The following files are available for download:

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Huhtamäki is a world leader in speciality consumer packaging. It has 17,000 employees in over 30 countries and net sales of ca. EUR 2,5 billion. Huhtamäki Oyj is listed on the Helsinki Stock Exchange. The companys headquarters are in Espoo, Finland.