Culture Card

Les cuisses de grenouilles et les escargots – Frogs legs and snails


1. The French eat 80 millions frogs legs a year.

2.80 percent of European imports of frogs legs come from Indonesia.

3. Frogs legs are most popular in Eastern France. In Vittel there is even a frog festival, where several tonnes are eaten!

4. May 24th is National  “Escargot” Day in France.

5. The science of growing snails for food is called Heliculture. 

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