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Snail Export From Nigeria A Lucrative Business


The export of Snail from Nigeria to Europe, America and Asia is now a very lucrative business.

Snail is a commodity highly demanded by Nigerians and African restaurants abroad.

How To Start Snail Export From Nigeria


Benefits of Snails

Also herbal drugs manufacturers in Asia make use of Snail extract for herbal drugs production. No wonder the quantity of Snail you will buy for N100 in Nigeria is being sold for as much as $4 (N600) in the international market. This is big money if you are exporting substantial quantities of the commodities.

Well, exporters of Snail in the country are already counting their foreign exchange earnings from the shipment of the commodity through the Muritalar Mohammed International Air port Lagos-Nigeria on daily basis.

You too can earn Dollars and Pounds Starlings if start the exportation of Snail from the country to the UK and America. Generally to start export business in country the following are the requirements.

Steps to Start Snail Export From Nigeria


You need to register as a limited liability company with Corporate Affairs Commission of Nigeria. To export Snail in small quantities you don’t need it but, it is necessary as exporter to get registered to your business credibility before international buyers of Snail. Learn how to register your business with CAC.


To start export business you need to obtain a license from the Nigeria Export Promotion Council. Exporting snail in small scale does not require a license. But you may need one, when a big export contract land your way. Learn from my previous article how to obtain a license from NEPC.


To get large quantities of Snail in the country is not a difficult thing. You can either buy snail from the village market or you setup your own snail farm. With less than N100, 000 you can setup a small scale Snail farm that will produce almost 2500 Snails in six months.


It is much easier to ship your commodity when you allow a freight forwarder to handle it for you. So get a freight forwarder to handle your shipment because he knows better the requirements, procedures and duties payable for items at the Air or sea port.


There are thousands or even millions of Nigerians and nationals abroad looking for exporters of snail from Nigeria. And here you are also looking how to get in touch with them to do business, what an irony! Well, the problem of sourcing for clients is common to all businesses but with continuous effort and time the problem is reduced.

However, there are many ways to source for international buyers of Snail from Nigeria. This all important information I have packaged in a PDF manual to help beginners and exporters who want diversify into Snail export business.

The cost of this manual is just N5,000 only and it’s for only serious people who want to make money with commodities others take for granted.

To order a copy of this Pdf manual please pay the sum of N5,000 to any Gtbank (Bank Transfer) . Account Number: 001-030-8742 Account Name: Ojo Otaru.


After payment text your name, bank teller number and email address to +234-8081632025 and immediately I will forward the pdf manual to your mail box.



  1. Sherlyn Welti Sherlyn Welti October 3, 2011

    very nice put up, i certainly love this web site, carry on it

  2. Adebayo Adeoye Andrew Adebayo Adeoye Andrew September 3, 2015

    I will like to venture into export business of Agricultural products and Natural resources products on a small scale for start. Please I need guideline. Thanks, Andrew. my e-mail is

  3. Elizabeth Moses Elizabeth Moses September 11, 2015

    I will like to go for food export on small scale. I have a registered company. I also have a source of getting the stuff. All I need is contact or to partner up with a reliable company first. Pls reply

  4. Wole Wole October 11, 2015

    How do w find market for snails abroad. US in particular.

  5. bassey johnnie bassey johnnie October 19, 2015

    Pls…I would love to know how to source for contacts abroad on snail export..
    Looking for. Companies in need of snails.
    Thanking you in anticipation for your positive response

  6. Biodun Hamzat Biodun Hamzat February 28, 2016

    Pls I will love to have a source from international to start export on snail thanks in anticipation mail me on

  7. ibrahim olokunola ibrahim olokunola March 27, 2016

    I will Like to venture into export business of agricultural product and natural resources products on a small scale for start. Please i need a guideline. Thanks

  8. Chuwuemeka Nkwocha Chuwuemeka Nkwocha July 22, 2016

    Snail exportation business is one big money spinning business. I am curious, are the snails exported as live snails or processed? If processed, how is it done?

  9. Inebimoere Jones Inebimoere Jones August 21, 2016

    Please how do I contact buyers of snail in the UK.

  10. Inebimoere Jones Inebimoere Jones August 21, 2016

    I would need to export my soap and also snail in small scale,ogbono too.

  11. Irischioma Irischioma December 4, 2016

    Please how do I contact buyers of snail in the UK.

  12. omotayo omotayo March 15, 2017

    I’m interested

  13. ayetobi ayetobi October 13, 2017

    i’m interested

  14. Christian EZEH Christian EZEH February 21, 2018

    I have registered my company,pls hw do i connect with the buyer.



  16. Celine Celine January 28, 2019

    I want to venture into snail exportation to Europe and us plz hw do I get buyer?

  17. Brown Iyoju Brown Iyoju February 15, 2020

    Good day, i will want to venture into the snail business, but i hope ur manual has names of ready buyers.

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