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Food mites at home?

The food mite is a small butterfly of about 2 cm. You will find it when you see it fly from the opening of a package of flour, semolina or dried vegetables. The female food mite come to lay directly in the packets. The caterpillars of the food machine produce silky threads that make the foodstuffs unfit for consumption. You will then have to dispose of contaminated food at this point. You can protect yourself by repacking your food in hermetic boxes, jars or vacuum bags. Once the invasion is declared, insecticide treatment is recommended. We offer several natural products to combat food mite: liquid pyrethre-based insecticide, aerosol, sachet, trap, smoke. All means are good to eradicate this insect that can really infester our food reserves.


Why natural insecticides?

Ending up with food mites is one thing, but if you could also preserve your health and your environment, wouldn\'t it be better? Did you know that some conventional insecticide particles remained for several months in your processed parts? Fumigen is the worst because the particles fall on all objects, textiles, parts of the room. Unless you carefully wash each item, you will find yourself inevitably with chemical substances. Opting for natural insecticides will allow both to get rid of food mites but also, by the composition of our products and their low remanence, to continue living in a healthy environment.

Read all our tips and discover all our products to naturally fight against food mites: food mites

Food mite trap – x2 – Kapo Green

Food moth trap – x2

€8.17 Tax included
Delivery expected from 05/30/2023

Kapo Vert adhesive food moth trap. Protects all your foodstuffs. Attracts and neutralizes male moths which, once trapped in the glued part, can no longer fertilize females. Reproduction stops and the infestation is checked. Effective 6 weeks. Set of 2 traps.

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Fight against the food moth

Food moths (also called food moths or moths) are tiny lepidopteran butterflies listed under several subspecies based on their preferred food.

The most common mites in our regions attack, depending on the species, dry foodstuffs : cereals, walnuts, almonds, hazelnuts, dried fruits, pasta, semolina, chocolate products, tea, spices, animal feed, etc.

At the time of reproduction, females secrete an odorous substance (called a pheromone) which attracts males. It is precisely this principle that the Kapo trap uses. Thanks to a synthetic pheromone integrated at the level of the encolated part, the trap attracts the males who remain prisoners of the encolate part and can no longer fertilize the females. The risk of a new infestation is then greatly reduced.

Advantages Kapo Vert food moth trap

+ Preventive effect. Immediate action
+ Without insecticide. Safe for foodstuffs.
+ Free from harmful substances for humans, pets and the environment.
+ Constant effectiveness for 6 weeks.
+ Odorless
+ Protects against moths, moths, moths: flour, pasta, cereals, dried fruits, tea, ...
+ Use for kitchen cupboards and attics.

The principle

- The traps can be placed in all places where foodstuffs are stored: kitchen cupboard, warehouses, attic, etc.

- Male moths are attracted by a sex hormone (pheromones) die stuck on the trap.

- Without a male, reproduction is stopped, the risk of a new infestation is then greatly reduced.

How to use these traps ?

- The best time to use these traps is from March to September

- Arrange 1 trap per cupboard, 2 or more for large volumes

- Hang or secure the trap vertically on the bottom wall of the cupboard or near the food storage area

- Remove the protection from the glued part.

- Replace the trap after 6 weeks or as soon as the surface is covered with insects

Some recommendations

- The presence of winged moths in the kitchen or the deterioration of food are signs of infestation (zigzag flight).

- In order to check if you are really infested, place a first trap (between March and September)

- In case of infestation, clean the cupboards well and throw away the soiled foodstuffs if necessary. Close cupboards and storage rooms. This product should not be used in areas where unpackaged food or feed products are kept.

Active substance

Pheromones ((Z,E)-tetradeca-9.12-dienyl acetate): 2 mg/trap in the impregnation solution. TP19


Each box contains 2 traps of 13cm x 9cm

Precautions for use

Keep out of reach of children. Avoid contact with the product (adhesive surface). Use biocidal products with care. Before use, read the label and product information. After contact with skin: Wash immediately with soap and water and rinse well. If skin irritation persists, seek medical attention. After contact with the eyes: wash with water, keeping the eyelids open for several minutes. If the problems persist, consult a doctor. This product should not be used in areas where unpackaged food or feed products are kept. The trap can be removed without trace and disposed of with household waste. Do not dispose of residues in sewers and in surface and ground waters. Dispose of the packaging and its contents in accordance with the national regulations in force. Soiled packaging and unused product must be disposed of in the recycling center.

Want to know more about the food moth ?

To find out more about the food moth, do not hesitate to consult our thematic file.

A quick word about the Kapo Vert range

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Since 1965, Kapo has been bringing serenity and well-being by protecting your home from insects.

Kapo Vert, these are anti-insect solutions with mechanical action or of vegetable, biological or mineral origin for an effective and responsible fight.

A solution adapted to each problem, with the greatest respect for the user.

Types of insects
Flying insects
Ready for employment
Application mode
Wheat grille
Vrillette of bread
Food mite

Specific references


Data sheet and security

FDS Food mite traps Kapo Green

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Piège à mites qui se colle facilement sur la porte intérieure du placard de cuisine, afin de récupérer les mites alimentaires dès leur premier envol. Grande surface pour attraper un maximum de mites. Sans odeur, chouette ! Attention : la surface collante colle énormément (tant mieux pour les mites), donc il vaut mieux éviter d'y coller un doigt ou ses cheveux par mégarde...

Bernadette M


bon produit



J'utilise les pièges à mites depuis assez longtemps !
Malheureusement le problème ne vient pas que de chez moi !
Rapportant des courses du super marché et en les rangeant, dans un pli de paquet, je me rends compte de la présence d'un papillon mite.
Vous devriez proposer vos produits aux grandes surfaces !!!
Très efficace, néanmoins. Merci.


Adieu les mites

Ces plaques sont bien efficaces et attirent les mites pendant plusieurs semaines


Très efficace

Quatre pièges répartis dans ma cuisine (face interne des portes de placards) permettent de contrôler le problème - ce qui n'est déjà pas si mal! -, sans le supprimer... d'où la nécessité de renouveler les pièges régulièrement (2 fois par an).
Plus chers, et sans doute d'une composition moins naturelle, que les pièges Aries, mais nettement plus efficaces chez moi.

Véronique Tombuyses


je ne savais pas qu'il y en avait autant chez moi ! Victoire, elles sont toutes collées

Michelle R

A bas les mites

Très satisfaite par ce produit. Les mites viennent toutes se coller sur la plaquette.
A recommander!

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Food moth trap – x2

Kapo Vert adhesive food moth trap. Protects all your foodstuffs. Attracts and neutralizes male moths which, once trapped in the glued part, can no longer fertilize females. Reproduction stops and the infestation is checked. Effective 6 weeks. Set of 2 traps.

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