an establishment for processing and packing foods, especially meat, to be sold at wholesale.
- Also called packing house .
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How to use packing plant in a sentence
Many factors operated against the success of de Mores' packing plant, which opened in the fall of 1883.North Dakota | Various
The same issue of the paper cites that the town should have a pork packing plant as well as a paper mill.History of Linn County Iowa | Luther A. Brewer
He was concerned in a packing plant at Kansas City, a business into which he was drawn by others, and of which he knew nothing.The Story of the Outlaw | Emerson Hough
Four was assigned the loading dock of a meat-packing plant, but the night watchman wouldn't allow them to stay.Solomon's Orbit | William Carroll
Early in the morning we reached the village of San Salvador with its beef-packing plant.Journeys and Experiences in Argentina, Paraguay, and Chile | Henry Stephens