meat-packing business


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Noun1.meat-packing business - wholesale packaging of meat for future sale (including slaughtering and processing and distribution to retailers)meat-packing business - wholesale packaging of meat for future sale (including slaughtering and processing and distribution to retailers)
packaging - the business of packing; "his business is packaging for transport"
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He also ran the successful Curly Joe's restaurant chain, headed a short-lived meat-packing business in Calgary, and created a financial services conglomerate called Financial Trustco, which he relocated to Toronto from Calgary in 1986.
The effect on the meat-packing business has been significant, said Mark Dopp, senior vice president and general counsel to the American Meat Institute.
The butchers moved out to the Bronx when gentrification began but some of the meat-packing businesses survive, so it retains a few rough edges.