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.

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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.

Snail Farming Business: Is Snail Farming A Viable Business In Africa?

In recent times, some Ghanaians and Nigerians have started venturing into snail farming, but efforts still need to be intensified towards satisfying the local market and subsequently getting a share of the foreign market.

The question is … Is Snail farming a viable busines in Africa