The fishing and agricultural industry employs the major part of the workers in the municipality of Brønnøy.
Agriculture is an important industry, and the production of milk, cheese, fish and meat provides a lot of the local food.
Nearly one hundred people work in the fishing industry. Along the harbour you will see about 30 to 40 fishing vessels.
With an eye on the past is an aquaculture industry in the development. A Brønnøy company Fjord Seafood represents 10% of world production of Atlantic salmon.