Examples of food moths
Ephestia kuehniella, the flour moth, whose caterpillars mainly attack flour, cereal grains (wheat, corn, rice), semolina, oatmeal, muesli, cookies, pasta and more rarely with dried fruits (grapes, figs, apricots).
Ephestia elutella, the cocoa moth, which attacks cocoa, chocolate, walnuts, hazelnuts, almonds, nougat, pralines, marzipan, rice, pearl barley, bran, pasta, dry cakes and gingerbread, dried fruits, etc.
Ephestia cautella, the dry grape moth, which attacks dried or drying fruits (figs, apricots, plums, grapes, etc.), peanuts, shelled nuts, but also rice, flour, cocoa and chocolate. The reddish or yellowish caterpillar leaves its brown excrement mixed with silk threads.
Plodia interpunctella, the dried fruit moth, which attacks wheat, rice, flour, dry cakes and gingerbread, pasta, dehydrated or dried fruits and vegetables, candied chestnuts, chestnuts, walnuts and hazelnuts, chicory and chocolate.