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Definition of "packhouse" [pack•house]

  • A building where fruit and vegetables are packed prior to distribution to shops. (noun)

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Use "packhouse" in a sentence
  • "But as foods labeled organic and local become more available, it's worth remembering that these alternatives do not guarantee better working conditions for farm and packhouse workers."
  • "A central packhouse, banana ripening centre, dairy outlet, large processing facilities, composting plant, seedling nursery, transport system and BEE enterprises such as wholesalers, retailers and hawkers will be established on the market site."
  • "Labour on 13 September 1994 and obatined verbal permission from the director for the increase in the number of authorized persons to be in the House to include two packhouse operators in addition to the previously authorized five DuPont machine operators including one overseer, and, to allow for the new process to be undertaken in the"