Snail Farming Success – Cracking The Export Market – A Case Study

Living proof of the adage that the best ideas in life are simple is Elezane Industries, a small BEE company exporting live South African snails to France and Spain.

A HIGHLY-PRIZED grey snail, the Helix aspersa Muller, which apparently hitchhiked its way to the Cape on vines brought across by the Huguenots, is winging its way back to French dinner tables courtesy of small Hermanus-based company, Elezane Industries.

Snail Farming Success – New Zealand’s Only Commercial Snail Operation

It’s breeding season at the Silver Trail gourmet snail farms and the team has a population explosion on its hands.

In just over four years, Raewynne Achten’s amateur foray into farming snails, initially plucked straight from her garden at home, has grown into a thriving business – New Zealand’s only commercial snail operation as far as she knows.

Watch the video as Raewyn Achten talks about her family business Silver Trail Snails.

Success Stories: How To Start A Successful Snail Farming Business In Nigeria

Sometimes in life we come across some events, materials or stories that inspire us. This is an inspiring video success story of a young nigerian snail farmer I came across some few days ago whilst doing some reserach into the snail farming business I believe it will be useful to any person out there aspiring […]

Success Stories – Vehicle Factory Manager To Snail Farmer In Bosnia

  Snail farming is a boom industry here – and there are not many boom industries in Bosnia. Just a few years ago, there was not a single snail farm in Bosnia. Now, it is estimated there are around 300.   Those are the  words of a bosnia vehicle factory manager turned snail farmer Bosnian […]

Snail Farming Videos – 2 Extraordinary Clips

  The more we know about the family of snails… the better we are likely to become as snail farmers Here are a few light video clips Springwatch sheds new, and friendlier, light on the slimy flirtation of slugs.     Tropical sea snails ride the waves to reach a meal         […]

Success Stories – The British Snail Farmer

There are only 200 professional snail farmers in France and to qualify as one of them, Mrs Parkes spent three months studying snails’ reproductive cycles, the grains on which to feed them, and how to set up an electrically-fenced enclosure.

“Running the hotel and farm has been very enjoyable. It’d be wonderful if other Britons wanted to follow the path I’ve carved,”…

What You Will Need To Have In Place To Have Your Own Snail Farm

The fact is that collecting snails from the field to sell is not sustanable.

You can achieve a lot more by rasing your own snail rather than endangering the perfect balance of nature in your area.

I have listed below a quick simple guide on what you might need to start up your own snail farming business.

Snail Video Clips – Knowing Your Snails

  Just a few light video clips about the snail family The Romans gave us snails! Of course there have always been snails of some sort in Britain, but it was the Romans who brought over the all too familiar garden snail. Introduced as a gourmet delicacy, these days it’s the snails that seem to […]

Success Story – Snail Farming In Bali

A charitable organisation (ROLE) uses Snail Farming as a means of revitalising communities through the education of women and children and the management of environmental issues in Bali.

The idea was to run training programmmes in Heliculture techniques.

Snail culture has low set-up costs and will be promoted as a viable, environmentally sound commercial operation to create local job opportunities

Raising Snails: A Step By Step Guide To Successful Farming Of Giant African Snails

If you are thinking of setting up your own snail farming business… you might find the contents of this book quite useful.

This book has been written for those people who are interested in starting up their own snail farming business venture especially with the Giant African Snails.

The fast dwindling populations of giant African snails due to intense human predation has necessitated search for new methods of farming.

This book is a practical guide to farming of giant African snails with recommendation of outdoor farming for tropical countries and information about indoor breeding.