Chilean salmon farmer Multi X, formely Multiexport, announced it is launching an innovative feed pilot plan based on insect meal.

The company is looking to raise 1.4 million fish in early stages of their development.

The fish will be harvested in March 2023 at Multi X's ocean sites in Chile's Magallanes region.

It is the first salmon farm in Chile to use feed made from insect protein, as an alternative to fishmeal, according to the company.