Major shareholder announcement

On January 31, 2008, Novozymes received information that ATP and ATP Invest, Kongens Vænge 8, 3400 Hillerød, Denmark reduced its holdings of Novozymes shares to 3,203,971 B shares.

The holdings constitute 4.93% of Novozymes A/S’ total share capital and 1.98% of the votes in Novozymes A/S.