PROCESSING AND MARKETING OF SNAILS

  • 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 boiled, fried, stored or utilized as required.

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