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  • noun Plural form of packhouse.


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  • Opperman said that apart from hampering harvesting, the shortage had led to problems in getting fruit to packhouses, markets and the harbour for export.

    ANC Daily News Briefing 2005

  • Burglars have stolen tonnes of fruit from packhouses in Northland - most likely for the black market in Auckland.

    Radio New Zealand News Headlines 2010

  • It relies on radio frequency identification (RFID) tags to track the movement of pallets within dozens of kiwifruit packhouses.

    unknown title 2009

  • We believe Zespri has been acting unlawfully by carrying on businesses it is not permitted to operate, signing growers and packhouses up to exclusivity agreements, monopolising kiwifruit cultivars, and seeking to tie up the Australian market.

    ScreenTalk 2009

  • An early result of the policy change was the Caretaker grader, offering the extra throughput the packhouses required with gentle handling to meet the demands of supermarkets and processors for a higher specification with less damage.

    FWi - All News 2009

  • In a series of undercover investigations tracking some of the most popular foods we eat at home, Felicity Lawrence travels from farms and factories to packhouses and lorry depots across the world.

    Vulpes Libris 2008


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