Snail Market Overview in Bulgaria
In value terms, snail production amounted to $ in estimated in export prices. Overall, production recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2011 when the production volume increased by % y-o-y. As a result, production attained the peak level of $. from 2012 to , production growth remained at a lower figure.
The size of the snail market in Bulgaria fell markedly to $ in , with a decrease of -% against the previous year. This figure reflects the total revenues of producers and importers (excluding logistics costs, retail marketing costs, and retailers' margins, which will be included in the final consumer price). In general, consumption, however, saw a significant expansion. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2008 with an increase of % y-o-y. Snail consumption peaked at $ in 2010; however, from 2011 to , consumption failed to regain the momentum.