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The meat of snails is a healthy, delicious and nutritious food that can be served both at high-end restaurants as well as at a family dinner at home. It has multiple advantages over other types of meat, some of which include:
Snails are an excellent source of phosphorus. Phosphorus aids in energy metabolism, bone maintenance and the regulation of vital nutrients like iodine and zinc. It s also needed for the production of DNA and RNA.
Vitamin E plays an important role in vitamin K metabolism, red blood cell synthesis and in protecting cells from free radical damage. By eating enough foods like snails that are high in vitamin E, you may decrease your risk of diabetes, age-related macular degeneration, cancer, heart disease and neurodegenerative disorders like Alzheimer's disease.
(27.4mg per 100gr of snail meat). Has strong antioxidant effect, helps boosting human body’s defense against heart diseases, cancer (especially prostate), benefits the thyroid gland and the immune system in general.
- Contains x10 LESS bacteria than other types of meat
- Contains acids that help reduce cholesterol
Our snails are bred on Madeira Island
Madeira island has a Mediterranean climate, strongly influenced by the Gulf Stream and Canary Current, giving mild year-round temperatures which is perfect for snail’s breeding.
Madeira is well known for the exotic beauty of it’s nature, being covered with laurel and eucalyptus forest, which are classified as the UNESCO World Heritage Site.
There is no harmful factorial production on the island, and people and authorities make sure that madeirenese nature is kept as pristine as possible. It is a real haven for plants and animals, where everything grows in abundance.
Our Snail Farm is located in the mountains, at 800m elevation, surrounded by one such eucalyptus forest, providing excellent conditions for healthy lives of our snails.
Our snails are bred in a closed-type greenhouses, providing the opportunity for more control of different conditions such as wind, frost, sun and rain. We are able to oversee and control all ins and outs of our production process. The fact that our greenhouses are covered and kept closed protects our snails from birds and animals.
Being located in the mountain forest – we are protected from the pesticides that could be used by other neighbouring fields, simply because there aren’t any!
Consumer always knows that the snails are being kept under perfect conditions, supervised by skilled farmers, are perfectly healthy and controlled by local authorities.
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