If you're raising snails to sell to restaurants, caterers, gourmet food stores or private clients, you're involved in an ancient tradition. Technically known as heliciculture, keeping snails for food dates back to the Roman Empire, if not earlier. Raising escargot for profit doesn't involve a lot in upfront capital, but it does require a lot of...
Raising snails in the garden.
Wild snails and slugs - yes, you can eat them...if you cook them really, really well.
Snails depose their eggs in a box at the snail farm 'La Lumaca Madonita' which produces snail caviar (or escargot pearls), on November 10, 2015 in Campofelice di Roccella near Palermo, Sicily. It has an earthy taste with hints of grass and mushroom: snail caviar is a growing trend in Europe, the delicate white eggs sprinkled on everything from canapes to beef dishes or beetroot. AFP PHOTO / MARCELLO PATERNOSTRO