The presence of unwanted insect pests has always been an issue in food processing plants and food warehouses. These infestations affect the quality and quantity of raw materials by causing mold and degrading the quality of the food.

A parasite management professional will visit your facilities to evaluate the situation. The aim is to detect the possible presence of safety issues on site and provide the necessary materials for maximum effectiveness when action needs to be taken.

Heat treatment
Heat treatment is used to control an infestation of any type of insect pest in the agrifood sector. This method consists in exposing the cockroaches to very high temperatures. Since these insects cannot survive in temperatures over 57oC, heat treatment is an effective way to get rid of them, whatever their life cycle stage. Heat treatment is scientifically proven, safe and chemical-free.

Depending on the type of building and level of infestation, this method can take 3 to 10 hours before reaching the temperature required to eliminate the insects. The area is then maintained at this temperature for up to 24 hours, based on the area treated, to ensure the heat penetrates every corner of the building and all insects are eliminated. To do this, our team repositions the fans/ventilators, if needed, to ensure that the hot air is distributed uniformly. Based on data transmitted in real time to our computer, the technicians can ensure that the level of heat is maintained evenly in the space being treated. Since this method leaves no residue and is safe for your health, there is no need to move or remove any equipment.


  • It’s not necessary to seal the space to be treated since the treatment is done using positive pressure.
  • Our team will inspect the facilities during and after the treatment to ensure there are no more traces of parasitic activity and to take any necessary actions.
  • Workspaces that are adjacent to the areas being treated, such as administrative offices, can remain operational during the treatment.
  • This is a rapid treatment requiring only a short period of inactivity in the area being treated, compared to other treatment methods.

Types of facilities
A variety of places could benefit from this type of treatment should a parasitic infestation occur. For example:

  • Raw material processing plants
  • Food processing plants (pasta, cereals, breads and pastries, baby food, animal feed, etc.)
  • Milling industries (flour, rice, wheat, barley, etc.)
  • Farming storage facilities (containers and silos)
  • Food and beverage storage facilities

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