Tips to control insects when using FIBC bags in your warehouse

For food manufacturing companies, the use of FIBC bags to store goods in the warehouse is inevitable. Warehousing activities are characterized by a variety of items, the storage time is from 3 to 12 months, depending on the production situation and business strategy of the company.

This storage creates an opportunity for insects to multiply and attack the goods stored in the warehouse. So how to control insects when using bulk bags in your warehouse? In this article, EPP Vietnam will help you find the best solution to protect your stored goods from insects.

Tips to control insects when using FIBC bags in your warehouse

Jumbo bags to pack goods usually weigh up to 2 tons. These bags are stacked neatly in the warehouse. It is also difficult to avoid the penetration of insects. Products affected by insects are like a nightmare for any manufacturer.

Especially if you store food-grade products like sugar, flour, nuts, and rice which are also very easy prey for insects and rodents. In this case, the damage caused can cost your company great financial loss. Solving the insect problem is necessary if you have a large-scale storage facility to store foodstuff.

Even if you are using suitable big bags to store the product, pests and insects can attack, causing damage to both the product and the packaging. How can you prevent insects from affecting product quality?

Keeping the warehouse always dry, avoiding moisture

Insects thrive in dark and humid places. They like to hide in any space between stacked FIBC bags of cargo. Therefore, you need to make sure your storage facility or your warehouse is completely dry, away from moisture.

Furthermore, neatly stack your Woven bulk bags on top of each other in a row so that the pests don't find any suitable space to hide or breed.

A well-ventilated, easily accessible warehouse will facilitate pest control. When it is necessary to use higher bactericidal measures, limit the use of insecticidal drugs. Good air circulation in the warehouse limits the growth of mold and minimizes the quality degradation of goods.

Regularly cleaning and sanitizing the warehouse

Regularly clean the warehouse to prevent the source of infection. As a result, you can minimize the possibility of the reproduction of harmful organisms and prolong the storage time. On the other hand, it is also convenient for business trips to inspect goods and avoid wasting raw materials that cause loss to the company.

Harmful insects after control through cleaning and disinfection of goods can reduce a lot. Therefore, you can limit the initial source of insects living in the dispersed material.

Installing anti-insect devices

Some ways to prevent insects from outside are commonly used today, such as: installing PVC screens or anti-insect doors, which are quite effective. The prevention of insects from the outside is the perfect way for the long-term storage of goods in your FIBC bags.

When goods are controlled by the above methods, the time of disinfection for pest control will be extended. Usually in the summer, when conditions are favorable for insects to develop, the frequency of fumigation of goods is usually from 45 to 60 days. During this time we need to regularly control insect density.

The above are some tips to control insects when using FIBC bags in your warehouse by EPP Vietnam. We hope that our sharing helps you get more information about preserving goods in the best way. If you want to buy jumbo bags, please pick up the phone and call us at +84 986 002 888 for detailed advice.


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