Pest Control for Grocery Stores and Supermarkets

Help keep your brand, stores, and products safe from harm.

Why Use Western® for Grocery Store & Supermarket Pest Control?

As you’re searching for the right pest control company for the supermarket or grocery store you manage, make sure you’re asking, “What else can you do for me?” That’s what sets Western apart. Your life will be made easier with our online customer portal that makes pest management simple – whether you manage 2 stores or 200. Find trends, monitor the treatments we have applied, pay invoices, review reports, and create solutions at your convenience. And with our Board Certified Entomologists and 100% Satisfaction Guarantee, you can be sure we’re treating for the right pest based on expert identification and will stand behind our work until you’re satisfied. Our dedicated personnel are here to make sure you are satisfied – but you don’t have to pay until you are. You will have a main point of contact to make sure your property is always running smoothly. To put it simply, we take care of all your pest issues so you always look good, your employees and patrons are always happy, and complaints are kept to a minimum. That’s the “more” you’ll get with Western.
  • Detailed reporting and logbooks
  • High-quality service
  • Dedicated team of experts
  • Audit compliance

As a grocery professional, there’s nothing more important than the safety and satisfaction of your customers. Just one pest sighting can turn a lifelong shopper into a lost cause and, with social media, can severely harm a brand. That’s why our team includes Board Certified Entomologists and licensed and certified technicians dedicated to identifying pest issues before infestations occur including inspecting floor drains to see if you could benefit from bioremediation services. We also make sure to keep treatment costs low while protecting your hard-earned reputation. We offer thorough reporting, complete with records of pest activity, pesticide use, and in-store conditions. And now we can provide a full disinfecting and sanitizing service, Western PurClean™. We use a product rated “no rinse required on food contact surfaces,” category D2, by NSF International. We even have scenting services to help in garbage areas as well as employ many different kinds of bird mitigation strategies .

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Thanks to an abundance of food, grocery stores are prime targets for numerous pests, including rodents, flies, cockroaches and more. Each one of these pests represents a threat to your store’s brand, and ultimately, your bottom line. No matter what pest challenges you face, Western’s team of experts will help you with prevention, treatment and detailed reporting at every step.

Pest Control in Supermarkets

Grocery stores are at high risk for insect and rodent infestations, which is why an integrated pest management program is essential. Mice, cockroaches, and other pests can contaminate dry goods and produce and can even spread harmful bacteria. When customers spot droppings on shelves or cast-off skins in packaging, poor reviews can damage your store’s reputation as well as your bottom line.

Common Pest Problems in Grocery Stores

In supermarkets, fruit flies are more than just an annoyance. These tiny flying insects gravitate toward perishables like fresh fruit and vegetables, usually targeting produce that has reached peak ripeness. Fruit flies reproduce quickly, requiring fast action before an infestation takes hold.

Certain species of beetles are a threat to dry goods in your grocery store’s pantry section. These omnivorous insects feed on everything from grain products to flour, seeds, and dried meats. If left unchecked, a beetle infestation can quickly contaminate your supermarket’s merchandise.

Rats and mice are a major headache for the grocery industry. Rodents will chew on everything from fresh produce to packaging and electrical wires. In addition, rats and mice can contaminate food with their waste, and their urine, saliva, and dander can trigger allergic reactions in store patrons and staff.

Protecting Pest Entry Points

Commercial pest control solutions for businesses in the grocery industry include safeguarding loading areas, vehicles, stockrooms, and other unsecured areas where pests can slip inside undetected. Also, rodents, insects, and spiders may hide inside fresh produce boxes, damaging your inventory and spreading to other areas of your supermarket or even to your customers.

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“I have had nothing but positive experiences with Western. They are responsive, flexible, and attentive. I came to know of Western through my work, who utilizes Western for our pest control contracts. I have found them to be a great choice for both business and residential settings. All of the technicians I’ve worked with have been great. I would definitely recommend them.”

Caroll P.
Toms River, NJ