That's an interesting question!
Snails are not a very common food in the United
States, but are often eaten in Europe, Africa and
Land snails that are eaten in restaurants and
purchased in shops come from farms (snail farming
is called 'heliculture'). The most popular farmed
land snail species are Helix pomatia and Helix
aspersa. Both species are native to Europe, but
are now widespread because people have brought
them across the world.
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