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packing plant

an establishment for processing and packing foods, especially meat, to be sold at wholesale.
Also called packing house.
Origin of packing plant
1825-35 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • In the past, they operated a sawmill and a fish packing plant.
  • The ruins of the meat-packing plant are still in evidence today, and the smokestack has survived.
  • The best way is to maintain sanitary conditions at the packing plant.
  • One is from the pork packing plant to the wholesale distributor to the customer warehouse to the grocery store or restaurant.

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