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Fereikos-Helix joins Endeavor’s Global Network

 

We are very happy and proud to announce that

Fereikos has been selected

to become a member of the most exclusive entrepreneurs network in the world.

 

We would like to inform you that Fereikos has been awarded as an National Champion by the European Business Awards.

 

FREE SEMINARS

Fereikos Helix offers free seminars upon appointment , one time per week, at Glyfada Ancient Corinth, to potential snail breeders who have the prerequisites.

These seminars include presentations, videos about snail farming procedure and the services provided by Fereikos. Also include quided tours to our model snail farm located in our premises.
 
You can send us the soil sample via postage or bring it when you will visit us  together with a water sample from the irrigation source of parcel.
You can also bring your topographic diagram of your field or a sketch of it.
 
For the soil analysis:
Soil sample from your field (300-400gr) taken from 4-5 different points in a depth of 15-25cm
Cost of soil analysis: 60€ VAT included
 
For the water analysis:
plastic bottle of 500ml
Cost of water analysis: 
30€ VAT included
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BREEDING SNAIL

 

 The current global market trend is connected with the production of the Helix Aspersa Müller species, which represents a new direction in snail farming. Over 80% of snail farmers in Europe produce this particular species, which is highly suitable and resilient for farming. The Helix-Aspersa Müller is a species that serves both agricultural and industrial use and that is why it is in the highest demand worldwide. 

This species is most commonly found in the Mediterranean

 

ADVANTAGES OF Helix-Aspersa Müller 

 

  •  Renowned for its reproductive ability (up to 120 eggs per year)
  • Its price is the highest worldwide in relation to other species

  •  It adapts easily to different farming conditions
  •  It is highly resilient
  •  It fully develops in very little time (12 months)
  •  It is odorless, causes no noise and does not pollute the environment
  •  It is healthy and carries beneficial properties
  •  It does not carry nor transmit diseases

 

  

 

 

Table: A comparison between the nutritional values of snails, beef, chicken and fish (Cheney, 1988).

 

Beef

Chicken

Fish

Snail

Calories (per 100g of meat)

163

120

70

60 – 80

Proteins (%)

22.1

8.5

15

13.5

Fat (%)

11.5

12

1.5

0.5 – 0.8

Water (%)

72

70.6

81

83.8

Other (%)

0.9

0.8

2.5

1.9

 

 

 
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