Snail as a Super Food – 12 Reasons why you must Eat Snails

Snail as a Super Food – 12 Reasons why you must Eat Snails

Snails are largest Mollusk subgroup containing 10,000 species and 400 living families. Globally they are distributed in every habitat, under water and on land. Most aquatic and marine animals are benthic in which few are swimmers. It encompasses myriad of lifestyles from predators to algae grazers and incredible diversity of form. Usually the shell is coiled but not always in the right handed direction. An operculum is also present sometimes, a door that fits in opening of coiled valve and shutting animal inside for defense. Some snails have entire shell…

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How to process Cassava Chips for Animal Feed

How to process Cassava Chips for Animal Feed

Cassava flour can be complemented with a large number of ingredients that provide the nutrients needed to obtain balanced food rations for poultry. Soybean (full fat) is presented as a very special and synergetic resource in the design of programs with high nutritional quality.                               (Cassava Chip Production for Animal Feed) Animal feed has always been a major limiting factor in the growth of the livestock industry in developing countries as most of the feed ingredients are always imported thereby making a large proportion of foreign exchange to be spent…

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25 Uses of Fish and Fish Products (Updated)

20 Uses of Fish and Fish Products (Updated)

Fish and fish products are consumed as food all over the world and it is a good source of animal protein. Fish and other aquatic organisms have been of a great importance to man in so many ways like we are going to discuss about below. Products made from fish and fish processing waste are major sources of high-protein ingredients used by the animal feed and pet food industry, and of fish oil used for both human and animal consumption. Today, fish provides more than one billion poor people with…

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Guide on How to Make Bread with Cassava Flour

Guide on How to Make Bread with Cassava Flour

A loaf of bread consisting of 100% cassava flour can be baked using simple and affordable equipment and it fetches the same price as wheat bread. The amazing part about this is that Cassava yields four times as much as wheat and hence cassava farmers have potential to earn more income both internally and externally because aside from using cassava tubers for cassava flour production, cassava farmers can also sell their cassava tubers for Garri processing and other products that can be produced from cassava tubers. Before we go any…

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PROCESSING AND MARKETING OF SNAILS

PROCESSING AND MARKETING OF SNAILS

It is no longer a new information that snail farming business is a very lucrative aspect of agricultural business where the snail farmer can make huge profit from his or her snail farm if the snail farming business is properly managed. Aside from snail production or venturing into snail business, ever snail farmer’s aim of venturing into commercial snail farming in the first instance is to make sales to enable him or her make good return of profit from the snail farming business. Read Also: Comprehensive Guide on How to…

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Processing and Consumption of Snail Meat

PROCESSING AND MARKETING OF SNAILS

1.         Processing 1.1       Harvesting and storage The age and size at which snails should be collected from the snailery obviously depends on the farming objective: whether the snails are grown for personal use or for the market. Snails grown for personal use can be harvested according to the farmer’s needs; whereas customer preferences dictate the optimum size and consequently age of snails harvested for the market. Snails usually need to grow for at least one year to reach their proper size and weight. It is recommended to harvest snails by…

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Step By Step Guide on How to make Home-Made SoyaBean Powder

Soybean is one of the foods that are rich in protein. Many things can be extracted from it. Things like oil, adhesive substances, etc. Without much processing of soybean to get all these and more, we can eat the whole soybean when cooked, fried or even roasted. On this post, we will see how you can easily make soybean powder which is used as sweetener with pap or taken in the same way tea or coffee is taken. Freshly ground homemade soy flour. Add soy’s nutrient by replacing up to…

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Yam Flour Production & Packaging

Yam is the common name for some species in the genus Dioscorea (family Dioscoreaceae). These are perennial herbaceous vines cultivated for the consumption of their starchy tubers in Africa, Asia, Latin America and Oceania. There are many cultivars of yam though only six are important as staples in the tropics. The economically important species grown are Dioscorea rotundata (white yam), Dioscorea alata (yellow yam), Dioscorea bulbifera (aerial yam), Dioscorea esculenta (Chinese yam) and Dioscorea dumenterum (trifoliate yam). Yams are high in vitamin C, dietary fiber, vitamin B6, potassium, and manganese;…

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How To Start Bean Flour Production Business

Bean flour production is the processing of beans to powder for various uses. And processing of foodstuff makes food easier to prepare with style. Beans are a source of protein to the body, Health Organization advises that we should take at least a plate of legume in a day in other to reduce the risk of heart disease, diabetes and any other health-related issues. The bean flour is very nutritious, used in preparing different variety of food such as snacks (moi-moi, akara), casseroles, side dishes, baking etc. It can be…

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How to Start a Cassava Farming and Processing Business in Nigeria [A Comprehensive Guide]

A single farming season spent in cassava farming and processing can hand you the key to financial freedom. Yes! Cultivating and processing cassava is simply a money-making venture. In this post, I will show you why you should consider giving it a go and how to start your very own cassava farming and processing business. Reasons you should invest in cassava farming, fast. Here are some of the reasons cassava has such a huge earning potential for you as an entrepreneur: Cassava is an important food crop in Nigeria Cassava…

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