Snails produced in Colombian farm
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Colombia's garden snails farmed for consumers

A Colombian company has started farming snails, after its owners' garden was invaded by the creatures.

The factory is now exporting the molluscs - little appreciated in Colombia - several countries in Europe and North America.

The farm, near Bogota, produces around 200,000 snails per month, which amounts four tons of the meat.

Natalia Pianzola reports.

  • 29 May 2013
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