Snail Farming Business

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Roasted snail shells have been found in archaeological excavations, an indication that snails have been eaten since prehistoric times. There are a number of Edible land snails that range in size from about one millimeter long to the giant African snail (Achatina fulica) which occasionally grow up to 312 mm (12 1⁄4 in) in length. Ancient method of snail farming or heliciculture have been described by Fulvius Lippinus (49 BC). The snails were fattened for human consumption using spelt and aromatic herbs.  People of European decent usually raised snails in pens near the…

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