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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

Dietary anti-mite pills – Maxi 70 m2 - Aries

Food moth trap – Maxi 70 m²

€12.42 Tax included
Delivery expected from 06/07/2023

Natural and ecological solution to get rid of food moths in your home. This XXL format trap detects and attracts male moths to prevent reproduction and this, up to 70 m² of surface. The moths are thus decimated! 2 traps 20 x 18 cm

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Fight food moths naturally

La mite alimentaire - Ephestia kuehniella

If it is not dangerous, the food moth is a real parasite. A female can lay up to 200 eggs which hatch in just 3 to 4 days. They delight in flour, cereals, rice, pasta etc. In short, of all the dry foods you can store in your pantry. They are even able to pierce thin packaging.

Now say goodbye to food moths in your home. This large-format trap is an ecological and effective way to prevent and control infestation by food moths in storage and processing areas.

Principle of operation

The operation of this trap without insecticide is very simple: it uses the very fine sense of smell of insects to attract them to a sticky surface. The pheromone (hormone secreted by the female) incorporated into the glue will attract the male moths which remain stuck on the leaf. Without the male individual, reproduction is halted. This principle is widely used in organic farming for the protection of orchards against butterflies which cause worms in fruit.

Advantages of this food moth trap

+ 100% natural and ecological components (without insecticide), certified raw materials
+ The quantity of moths trapped measures the degree of infestation,
+ Stops reproduction,
+ Duration of action of 6 to 10 weeks
+ Field of action: 70 m²
+ Harmless to humans and pets.

Usage tips

Remove the protective film to activate the trap. To be placed or hung in exposed places: pantry, cupboards, food storage places (including for animals), proximity to cereals, dried fruits, etc... You will be surprised at the quantity of moths trapped.

The effectiveness of the trap lasts 6 to 10 weeks, depending on temperature, air movement and its dust load. It will then need to be replaced. Do not place near an open window, or in a draught, or in the sun. The surface coated with glue must be easily accessible to moths and preferably placed horizontally. Experiment to find the right spot. If it's very hot, you risk attracting moths from the outside. Therefore, it is preferable to provide mosquito nets at the ventilation windows.

It is advisable to use the trap throughout the year, as certain factors can accelerate the development of pests (storage in heated places, imported materials, etc.). Unused traps can be stored for up to 1.5 years in a dry, dark place (ideally in the refrigerator).

How to spot the food moth ?

These are crepuscular and nocturnal insects. It is therefore rare to see them in broad daylight. They stand calm and discreet, wings folded in on themselves.

Food moths fly and look like small beige, cream or gray moths, about one centimeter, clumsy, moving in a zig-zag rather slowly. Their population increases particularly in spring, summer and autumn when it is hot (about 25°).

If you see a kind of moth flying in your kitchen or if, when you open a bag of flour, you notice filaments resembling small threads of silk woven by spiders, worms or flying insects: then it is It is most certainly about moths, another name for food moths!


Penn'Ty Bio tips against the food moth

- Equip your windows and possibly your doors with mosquito nets to prevent an invasion from the outside.
- Regularly check your cereals and dried fruits and store them in airtight containers.
- Immediately discard any food containing traces of cocoons or insects.
- Check gaps, cracks, back sides of cupboards, false ceilings and false floors, etc.

Its composition

Pheromones (sex hormones), strips of cardboard soaked in an adhesive substance, protective film.


2 traps - format 20 x 18 cm.

Want to know more about the food moth ?

To learn more about the food moth, do not hesitate to consult our complete file on this insect.

Learn more about the Aries brand

Aries, une marque engagée

A company committed for more than 30 years that offers anti-insect solutions formulated from active ingredients used in organic farming.

A responsible company : Aries is CSE certified (Certified Sustainable Economy). This certification implies strict specifications at the product level, but also at the level of the socio-ecological behavior of the company.

Certified products : Nature Care Product is an ecological label that certifies everyday consumer products. This certification controls the choice of raw materials according to a positive list of ingredients and ensures that the manufacturing process is respectful of the environment.

Controlled ingredients : In order to best respect humans and their environment, Aries excludes from its formulations ingredients commonly used in conventional anti-insect solutions: PBO, DEET, synthetic active ingredients. To ensure optimum performance of all the products in the range, Aries uses high concentrations of plant-based active ingredients which guarantee the expected effectiveness.

Types of insects
Flying insects
Ready for employment
Application mode
Food mite

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Par méconnaissance du « sujet », les mites alimentaires ont colonisé tranquillement un espace de rangement « ouvert » dans ma cuisine (pas de placards fermés, donc) et depuis plusieurs mois je lutte contre cette infestation... les produits Penn’tyBio, notamment les grandes plaques, attirent vraiment bien les mites. En complément des autres produits (les bombes fumigènes et l’insecticide dilué), c’est vraiment efficace. Il y a encore quelques résistantes, c’est infernal, mais je persévère... Je recommande donc ces produits, en puis ils sont bio...



très efficace pour attirer les mites alimentaires

Blaya sylviane


Ce piégé censé attirer les mites pas efficace du tous



J’ai toujours des mites alimentaires papillons 3 ou 4 tous les matins c’est pénible et le piège ne sert à rien déçue


je sais que c'est efficace

pas encore mis en place


Fonctionne très bien, a capturé de nombreux papillons de la nuit

Fonctionne très bien, a capturé de nombreux papillons de la nuit.


Efficace !

Je n'ai pas trouvé de solution plus efficace contre les mites alimentaires !


Très bien

Progressivement les mites se collent, je crois que bientôt il n'y en aura plus. Je recommande.

Nicole Granger

piège anti mites

C'est un excellent produit , je suis très satisfaite je n'ai plus de mites

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Food moth trap – Maxi 70 m²

Natural and ecological solution to get rid of food moths in your home. This XXL format trap detects and attracts male moths to prevent reproduction and this, up to 70 m² of surface. The moths are thus decimated! 2 traps 20 x 18 cm

Write your review