packing house


Also found in: Wikipedia.

packing house

[′pak·iŋ ‚hau̇s]
(food engineering)
A food processing plant generally requiring the use of refrigeration.
A building in which livestock are slaughtered and processed, and the meat products and by-products are packed.
References in classic literature ?
The last time, too, he lost his job, and that meant six weeks more of standing at the doors of the packing houses, at six o'clock on bitter winter mornings, with a foot of snow on the ground and more in the air.
If one of them be a minute late, he will be docked an hour's pay, and if he be many minutes late, he will be apt to find his brass check turned to the wall, which will send him out to join the hungry mob that waits every morning at the gates of the packing houses, from six o'clock until nearly half-past eight.
According to the US Embassy, the recall of fresh Gala and Granny Smith apples by the Bidart Brothers packing house in California was voluntary.
Steve Smith, Executive Vice President and President of JBT FoodTech, said, The line of equipment for the fresh produce packing industry offered by Packer s Manufacturing is complementary to JBT s existing product portfolio and will allow us to offer a complete suite of products to our packing house customers.
com)-- Social Power Hour hosts a rooftop-networking event to celebrate its one year anniversary on July 23 from 7 - 9pm at Packing House, located at 1113 W.
The move has reduced labour packing costs by 20% and increased throughput in the packing house, enabling the company to grow more fruit without expanding its workforce.
FDA is making this request in order to provide an opportunity for interested parties to provide information and share views that will aid in the development of safety standards for fresh produce at the farm and packing house and strategies and cooperative efforts to ensure compliance.
In 2001, Stemilt bought the Chief Wenatchee packing house on North Miller Street.
Of these four sources, Florida packing house A was also identified as a possible source for the two other concurrent Roma tomato-associated salmonellosis outbreaks (i.
I used to crawl through the window of the women s washroom at a packing house at night because I knew how to get bottles of pop out of their pop machine.
He, along with his brother, sister and father have owned the packing house since 1983.
TAGUM CITY -- Communist rebels attacked a banana plantation in Pantukan, Compostela Valley, on Friday, burned down its packing house and several pieces of equipment and divested the guards of at least 10 firearms, police said Saturday.