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. Before you dive into their story, you might want to check the short video about the little …

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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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