news and articles

Snails are mentioned frequently in the news. Occasionally these articles can provide important news and insights into farming, market demand and other issues.

“French snail farmers demand consumers eat local,” The Connexion, July 30, 2017.

“Mon Dieu! Burgundy snails aren’t French anymore.” NPR, Gregoire Molle. July 27, 2017.

“LI snail ranch inches toward opening,” June 6, 2017.

“It’s like a spa for snails.” Deutsche Welle: Living Planet. March 16, 2017

“Escargot is a fun first step for the newly adventurous diner.” Charleston Post Courier. March 30, 2017.

“Gourmet snails.” El pais semanal. December 27, 2016

“Italy’s snail farmers having slime lives with beauty niche.” The Guardian (London). February 5, 2017.

14 produtores de caracóis do Norte unidos Junção de esforços visa vencer no mercado externo. Para este ano estão previstas 120 toneladas.” The Express. January 30, 2017

“Snail farmers just can’t keep up with demand from British diners.” The Independent. Cahal Milmo. January 13, 2014

“Escaped escargot.” Scientific American blog. Katie McKissick. November 5, 2015.

“Hunter snail farmers struggled to meet escargot demand.” ABC News Australia. November 5, 2015.

“Snails are showing up on more and more Seattle menus.” Seattle Weekly. Nicole Sprinkle. June 2, 2015.

Meet the farmer hiring out snails for film and TV shoots.”  Independent. Great Britain. December 22, 2016.


“Snail caviar could soon be on the menu.” Good Food Australia. Callan Boys.

“Snail caviar could be the new status food.” Mental Floss, UK. Sarah Dobbs. November 15, 2015.

“The world’s most expensive food: edible gold, beer-fed beef and ‘escargot pearls’.” Channel 4 (UK). November 26, 2015.

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