Ollie Thompson, a Nigerian-British woman living in London, quit her well-paying corporate banking job to start a snail business. Looking for a change from the monotony of 9-to-5 she found joy in selling snail food to Londoners.
It all started when she found a snail rummaging in her home and this prompted her to research snail farming in the UK. She identified a gap in the market.
Before you watch her truly unique story, make sure you read our previous interview with Ric from Little Gray Farms
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In Nigeria snails are usually prepared sautéed or fried with some onions and peppers and it’s called peppered snails.
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If you would like to start a snail farming business please read more about it in the Guide to Snail Farming.
Kevin is one of the co-founders of Escargot World. Kevin took an interested with small animals and pets ever since he was a little kid growing up in Boston MA. Although his life took him on a technology path with an engineering degree, Kevin always found ways to pursue his passion and love for snails. So, Escargot World was born.