Processing and Consumption of Snail Meat

All you need to know about Archatina Marginata Breed of Snail

1.         Processing 1.1       Harvesting and storage The age and size at which snails should be collected from the snailery obviously depends on the farming objective: whether the snails are grown for personal use or for the market. Snails grown for personal use can be harvested according to the farmer’s needs; whereas customer preferences dictate the optimum size and consequently age of snails harvested for the market. Snails usually need to grow for at least one year to reach their proper size and weight. It is recommended to harvest snails by…

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PROCESSING AND MARKETING OF SNAILS

All you need to know about Archatina Marginata Breed of Snail

Processing of snails: Snails could be processed for eating purpose as form eight month of age Use hard objects like stone, club or iron e.t.c to break the shell or put the snail in hot water for 3-5 minutes. Remove and shake. The visceral (Intestine and kidney e.t.c ) of the snail and the foot(edible portion) will come out of the shell. Separate the edible portion (foot) from the visceral and the shell. Wash the foot with alum or lime to remove the slime. The edible portion can then be…

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