packing plant

noun
an establishment for processing and packing foods, especially meat, to be sold at wholesale.
Also called packing house.


Origin:
1825–35

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Example sentences
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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