news and articles

general articles

“Oh, give me a home, where the escargot roam: Snail ranchers hope to slime their competition with product that chefs at upscale eateries say is more tasty.” Los Angles Times. December5, 1995.

“At a snail’s pace.” Dallas Observer. February 8,  1996.

“Slime time.” Texas Monthly. March 2, 1996.

“On the trail of the local snail.” The Austin Chronicle. July 20, 2018.

What you need to know about snail consumption and farming.” The Balance: Small Business. June 25, 2019.

Snail Slime. Article submission from Mucus Pro: Popular in the World

Snail sales far from sluggish in Dorset,” Free Radio. February 11, 2021

“A British snail farmer in France.” The Good Life France. Unknown publication date.

“You’ve got snail: why the best pet of 2020 is slow and slimy.” The Guardian. November 17, 2020.

“My journey from a language trainer to a snail farmer in France.” The Connexion. November 22, 2020.

“Snail Processing and Packaging Business (Nigeria),” Leadership. July 13, 2018.

“Snails become Summer Hit,” Bloomberg News. July, 13, 2018.

“Escargot. More French than Irish, but…” Fiona Dillon Writes. May 17, 2014.

“Save the escargot! Snail devouring predator rears its head in France.” NPR. March 11, 2014.

“May 24 is National Escargot Day,” Foodimentary. May 24, 2014.

“Spanish cavemen ate snails long before their French neighbors,” The Telegraph. August 20, 2014.

“People in the Stone Age were fans of escargot,” Smithsonian. August 21, 2014

“Snail farmer takes the slow road with plan to supply restaurants,” ABC News, New Zealand. January 15, 2018.

“It’s time to escargot,” Mercury. May 29, 2017.

“French snail farmers demand consumers eat local,” The Connexion, July 30, 2017.

“Mon Dieu! Burgundy snails aren’t French anymore.” NPR, July 27, 2017.

“Kerry’s first snail farm looks forward to first harvest.” Radio Kerry News (Ireland). July 21, 2017.

“Kildare snail farm to carry out cookery demonstration at Bite show,”Leinster Leader (Ireland). November 10, 2016.

“Snail farmers just can’t keep up with demand from British diners.” The Independent. Cahal Milmo. January 13, 2014

“Escaped escargot.” Scientific American blog. Katie McKissick. November 5, 2015.

“Love hurts: what happens when snails stab their mates.” National Geographic. Ralph Martins. March 10, 2015.

“Hunter snail farmers struggled to meet escargot demand.” ABC News Australia. November 5, 2015.

“Snails are showing up on more and more Seattle menus.” Seattle Weekly. Nicole Sprinkle. June 2, 2015.

“EscarGrow Farms’ unusual snail business finds niche in food scene. San Franscisco Chronicle. By Tara Duggan. March 31, 2016

“Step inside the East Coast’s only commercial snail farm, Northforker. Cutchogue, NY. May 19, 2016.


“Herb butter escargot & ‘Jerusalem’ Watercress and Chickpea Soup,” What’s Cooking. January 16, 2014.

“Escargot with bleu cheese creme and mushrooms duxelle,” KLTV. Texas. September 19, 2014.

“Escargots Basque Style,” San Antonio Express News. May 18, 2016.

“Snails come out of the shell and onto the menu,” Restaurant Hospitality. May 16, 2017.

“Out of their shell: London’s top chefs put snails back on the menu.” Evening Standard (UK). Nicky Clarke. January 15, 2016.

“Snail caviar could soon be on the menu.” Good Food Australia. Callan Boys.

“Snail caviar could be the new status food. Mental Floss, UK. Sarah Dobbs. November 15, 2015.

“The world’s most expensive food: edible gold, beer-fed beef and ‘escargot pearls’.” Channel 4 (UK). November 26, 2015.

“Favorite dish: Mille feuilles d’escargtos at Escargot Bistro in Oakland Park.” Broward/Palm Beach New Times. Nicole Danna. January 5, 2016.

“Business is slow at snail farm.” Capital Press. May 1, 2016.

“National Escargot Day: The best way to cook and eat snails.” The Independent (London). May 23, 2016.

“Recipe of the Day: Barra snails.” Herald Scotland. May 25, 2016.

“Basque Style Escargots.” San Antonio Express-Mail. December 18, 2016.

“Snails: the food of the future?” The Staff Canteen. April 9, 2014.

“Are snail slime products worth shelling out for?” The Guardian. February 6, 2017

laws and regulations

snail farms outside the U.S.

“Snail farming in Ireland: An ideal climate with a product high in demand.” The Irish Times.  January 2, 2022.

L’escargot Anglais. The best edible snails prepared in Herefordshire. YouTube. 

Ecological (snail) production in the Basque Country. Efeverde. June 28, 2015.

“Irish snail farmers on the money trail,” The Irish Times. November 17, 2017.

“Snail farm on trail to success,” Kildare Nationalist. November 24, 2016.

“Snail farming? There’s money in that,” The Irish Times. November 14, 2016.

“Gallic delicacy with a Gaelic twist,” Irish Examiner. November 10, 2014

EscargotsNI (Northern Ireland)

Shamrock Escargots (Ireland)

snail slime/cosmetics

Snail’s nest foam competes against Bird’s nest soup for popularity,” Mucus Pro. December10, 2021.