Protect your Food Retail store against pests 

In today’s global world, cities and businesses like supermarkets compete for both visitors, clients and new business. But as cities grow so does pest related problems, which can mean substantial risks to your store.

The food retail industry especially attract pests, since they contain a large quantity of food products, both fresh and packaged. To stay ahead you need to take proactive action, knowing the problem and its solution and not investing when it’s too late.

Know the problem   Know the solution

 

 

The most common pests in Food Retail

 

Pests can constitute a great danger for supermarkets and groceries, not only because their presence can have a serious negative impact on the reputation, but also because some of them are transmitters of microorganisms. These cause diseases, which can cause a problem to public health.

But this is easy to avoid if you know the problem. Download our white paper "The most common pests in Food Retail" and find out all about the pests that can affect the food retail industry.

 

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Pests can ruin your business

  

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A logistics centre or warehouse with pests can lead to a shortage of stores.

 

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A rodent reputation scandal can cut $190 Million of your share price. Overnight.

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A failed FDA audit often means closed supermarkets and product recalls.

  

If this happens is too late!

 

"We are transforming the pest control industry from a reactive guessing game into a fact based science."

Erik Meurling

Head of Commercial Development

Main Benefits

 

Around the clock surveillance

Anticimex pest solutions today depend on quarterly or monthly physical inspections. Anticimex Smart, on the other hand, monitors constantly, reacts instantly and reports directly.

 

 

Avoid costly problems

Solving an infestation takes time, and the damage done to your business can be substantial. With Anticimex Smart installed, we can act fast on early warnings and deal with potential issues before they turn into costly problems.

 

 

Non-toxic pest control

All Anticimex Smart traps are 100% non-toxic. It’s better for the environment, it creates a healthier work environment and it means no pesticides ending up where they aren’t supposed to be.

Ica Kvantum choose Anticimex SMART

“We promise our customers high quality. Efficient pest control is a central part of that."

 

Daniel Bergström

Store Manager at Ica Kvantum

 

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Quality is of highest importance at Ica Kvantum, a local supermarket in Knivsta, Sweden. The store distinguishes itself by its large selection of organic food, and there are plenty of products from local producers to choose from. The large and colourful selection of fresh fruits and vegetables is the store’s hub and a great source of pride. It goes without saying that the store owners have zero tolerance for pests.

“We promise our customers high quality." says Store Manager Daniel Bergström. “Efficient pest control is a central part of that.”

Ica Kvantum Knivsta relies on Anticimex SMART to ensure that their operation is free from pests. A number of digital sensors and traps are strategically placed at identified risk zones at the premises, such as the warehouse doors, the charcuterie and the bakery. The connected units detect and capture the unwanted intruders using efficient yet non-toxic measures.

“Considering that we work with food that people eat, it feels great to have protection in place that doesn’t use chemicals”, says Daniel.

The solution has worked as planned. The Anticimex SMART units placed at the doors have functioned as efficient gatekeepers. So far, the detectors placed indoors haven’t registered a single activity – not in store, not in the warehouse.

“The system manages itself, and if any activity is registered, the alarm goes off at the Anticimex office, and they’ll instantly deals with the problem”, says Daniel. Anticimex SMART protects our business as well as our customers”, he concludes.

Daniel Bergström

Store Manager at Ica Kvantum Knivsta