• Snail cream, smelly fruit: Thai cosmetics, food firms tap into Chinese tourism boom

    One year ago - By Reuters

    BANGKOK - The label on the pink and white box of face cream sold in a Bangkok hypermarket proudly declares that it is based on a "snail secretion filtrate moisture system". The Snail White branding - plus some positive internet reviews - is enough to have Chinese tourists recently lining up to buy the slime-infused product.
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