Biocaracol is a Portuguese company, specialized in the sale of molluscs, an activity based on the tradition of a family, with more than 50 years of experience and dedication to the snail.
Prioritizing its activity by innovation, Biocaracol has invested in recent years in terms of facilities and equipment that ensure the maintenance of high standards of quality, hygiene and safety, being the first company in the sector to be certified with the Quality Management system.
This investment made it possible to optimize the entire marketing process, from preparation, packaging and distribution, guaranteeing the consumer a high quality product.
Biocaracol is proud to be the first company in the sector certified with the Quality Management System, ISO 9001:2015.
Fulfill the requirements of the Quality Management System and continuously improve the effectiveness of the internal processes of Paulo & Isabel Fragoso, Lda. Directing the capabilities and means towards the full satisfaction of our customers.
Promoting the individual development of employees and the company's culture through appropriate training. To become a reference in the sector through continuous investment in innovation and product differentiation and prospecting for new markets. Constantly innovate in order to better adapt to the adequate response to the needs of the interested parties. Promote actions in order to actively respond to climate change, mitigating the impact of its activity on the environment.
Snails are considered delicacies in Portugal and in several countries around the world, with a special focus on Europe. Served as a starter, snack and in some cases as a main course, snails are a food that, in addition to being very tasty, are extremely rich in protein and low in calories and fat. Due to its high content of vitamins, C and D, as well as essential amino acids, and according to several scientific research studies, regular intake of snails contributes to well-being and prevents diseases such as cardiovascular accidents.
Biocaracol snails are raised in a wild environment, with organic and natural food. They are only collected when they reach adulthood, thus guaranteeing the highest quality of the specimens. Preparation for consumption and its distribution goes through a long process, which obeys high quality standards in order to ensure that they reach the final consumer in the shortest possible time and in perfect condition.