Touch the Soil News #1108 (Feature photo – Soldier Fly Larvae – public domain)
Enterra, a Canadian company located in British Columbia is the world’s largest insect farm. The farm breeds soldier flies that lay eggs that produce the larvae. The larvae are then processed to make fish food and pet food. The larvae feed on waste food brought into the facility as food waste from cities or waste from food manufacturers.
Enterra made news recently as it announced plans to build three new insect factories in Canada and the U.S. These new facilities would increase production of the world’s largest insect farm by 90 fold. You can read the full story here from AgFunder: