Snail farming

Nutritional Value of Snails

Snails are super nutritious – one could say they are a superfood. The are very rich in protein and very low in fat, therefore they make a very healthy meal. It is estimated that Escargots contain 80% water, 15% protein and 2,4% fat. Nutritional value of raw snails (per 100 grams): Water: 79 grams Protein: …

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Snail Farming in South Africa

If you ever wondered if snail farming is a profitable business, we just found another great story of snail farmers making it happen! Learn more about what it is like to open a snail farm in South Africa. This is a story about Stanley Micallef and his wife, Heather, of Benoni in Gauteng, where they …

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Snail Farm in Vienna

Watch this interesting story of a snail farmer in Vienna. To quit your job and become a snail farmer is no easy task, but a very rewarding one if you do it with passion. Eating escargots has been an old tradition in Vienna – it was once a snail capital, but somehow growing and eating …

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Snail Festival in Spain

Have you ever been to a festival dedicated to eating snails? Foodie lovers can visit one of the many Snail festivals across Europe, or as French say it ‘Escargot’ festivals. It is truly a gastronomic experience one should definitely put on their bucket list. For some cultures eating snails is a regular thing of an …

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Is Snail Farming profitable in 2020?

Is snail farming a good choice for a successful business? The global market for edible snails is 300,000 tons, valued at €1 billion and it is growing at 4.5% per annum, so price levels are being maintained. According to the report “World: Snails (Except Sea Snails) – Market Report. Analysis and Forecast to 2025” published by …

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