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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.

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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,”…

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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