Starting Up A Snail Farm In Nigeria – The Benefits

Snail farming has developed so much that snails consumed in Europe and other parts of the world are raised from the farm.

Whilst Snail farming as a business in Nigeria and in most of Africa is still in its infancy as most snails consumed are picked from the wild, this might be the time for Nigerians to jump on board and seriously consider this business of snail farming.

Snail-Farming To Wealth In Nigeria

Snail farmers are making a kill as global demand for the delicacy increases.

In Nigeria, the price of a raw snail ranges from N250 to N600, depending on the size.

The fast food culture has been enhancing demand for the prepared meat. Some farmers are on the supply bill of eateries and are, therefore, assured of a ready market for their harvest.

Markets abroad are also yearning for snail from West Africa.

Ghana’s Snail Farming Goldrush

Snail farming in Ghana has become such a lucrative business that agricultural experts are offering professional advice to prospective farmers to enable them to harvest more yield for the local and international market.

Snails for food Consumption of snails in Ghana, a century old practice found within the Akan tribe, has prompted almost every Ghanaian throughout the country to consume this delicacy as a staple food well known to have nutritional value.

Giant-Snail farming in Nigeria The next big thing?

The harvesting of snails as a delicacy has traditionally been synonymous with countries such as France and Italy.

But for one savvy entrepreneur in Nigeria, a giant version of the meaty mollusc is helping him tap into a market he says can generate high profits with little initial outlay.