Pantry Pest Control


It can be a real shock to see your cupboard covered in tiny insects. But what are pantry pests? A pantry pest is any type of insect that, true to name, infests grains and other stored products in your residential or commercial property. Also known as stored product pests, these bugs can be a real nuisance for any property owner. The pantry pest control team at Presto-X knows how distressing these insects can be, which is why we’re here to help shed some light on these pests.

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What Are Pantry Pests?

The most common pantry pests you’ll encounter in your home or business are moths, weevils, and pantry beetles. Each of these stored product pests has its own preference, but you’re most likely to see pantry pests inside whole grains, flour, rice, corn, beans, dried fruits, seeds, pet food, and other dried goods. The most common pantry pests in SE Louisiana and Mississippi include:

  • Cigarette Beetle
  • Confused Flour Beetle
  • Drugstore Beetle
  • Indian Meal Moth
  • Merchant Grain Beetle
  • Powderpost Beetle
  • Rice Weevil
  • Sawtoothed Grain Beetle

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Pantry Pest Infestations

Just as their name suggests, pantry pests (also known as stored product pests) are insects and bugs that live in and feed off of dried goods. Whether you own a food storage facility or a grocery store, pantry pests can be a nightmare in a commercial setting. The best form of pantry pest control is prevention, which is why it’s important to learn how to keep them away in the first place.

How to Get Rid of Pantry Pests

Stored product pests aren’t as dangerous as other pests, but they can still be a real nuisance to deal with. To prevent a pantry pest infestation:

  1. Ensure all dried goods are stored securely. To keep pests out, always store food and baking ingredients in airtight containers.
  2. Properly store seasonal items. Dried foliage, Indian corn, and other seasonal items should be kept in sealed containers while not in use throughout the year.
  3. Inspect your groceries. At the grocery store and before bringing them indoors, check your purchased goods for damage.
  4. Check expiration dates. Before you use your ingredients from a year or two ago, make sure to check the expiration date and toss any expired items.
  5. Get pest control from a professional. A pantry pest control expert can identify & eliminate stored product pest threats in your facility.
Indian meal moths are a common pantry pest in SE Louisiana and Mississippi - Presto-X "Formerly Fischer"

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  • Every technician is screened for drugs
  • Intensive initial training
  • Recurring monthly and annual training
  • Certification required for continued advancement


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Stored Product Pest Control

If you have discovered a pantry moth infestation in your home or business, you’re likely looking for the quickest pantry pest extermination options. That’s where the team at Presto-X comes in! Pantry pests won’t bite or harm you, but they are nonetheless one of the most frustrating pest problems to deal with. If you need assistance with a pantry beetle problem, our pantry pest experts can help. Contact us today to learn more.

Need Pantry Pest Extermination?

Presto-X, formerly Fischer Environmental can eliminate your stored product pest problem today. Presto-X, formerly Fischer Environmental is a pest control company servicing Louisiana and Mississippi.

Louisiana Parishes Covered:
Orleans, Jefferson, St. Bernard, Plaquemines, St. Charles, St. John, Ascension, Livingston, St. Helena, Tangipahoa, Washington, St. Tammany, East and West Baton Rouge.

Mississippi Counties Covered:
Jackson, Harrison, Hancock, Pearl River, Stone, George, Greene, Perry, Forrest, Lamar, Marion, Walthall, Pike, Amite, Wilkinson.

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Presto-X, formerly Fischer Environmental guarantees complete satisfaction.

As our client, if you are not satisfied with our services, we will return to your home or business and diligently work to solve the problem within one business day. If the pest problem is not solved to your satisfaction, we will keep working until you are completely satisfied, or we will refund your last regular service payment.


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At Presto-X, formerly Fischer Environmental, we protect your home against the disease and damage that can be caused by common pests.

Pantry Pest Control In Louisiana & Mississippi

Serving all of SE Louisiana and Mississippi

New Orleans | Hammond | Covington | Mandeville | Slidell

Jefferson Parish | Orleans Parish | St Tammany Parish | Tangipahoa Parish | Hancock County | Harrison County