left my career for snails

Leaving a Career in Banking for Snails

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.

Watch the video here.

left my career for snails

If you would like to start a snail farming business please read more about it in the Guide to Snail Farming.

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