cannery cannery  /ˈkæ nə ri/


  • (n) a factory where food is canned


  1. Checking up, White also learned that most of the cannery's 1,300 full-time workers had never seen the plantation.
  2. On its shelves, Deseret-brand laundry soaps manufactured by the Mormon Church nestle next to Deseret-brand canned peaches from the Mormon cannery in Boise, Idaho.
  3. Police arrested a 46-year-old cannery worker named Clarence Busch and found that he had a long record of arrests for intoxication.


  1. Startup business owners pitch ideas at conference

    At the first ever Southland Conference at the Cannery Ballroom, startup business owners had to make a grand impression to potential investors.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: WSMV Nashville

  2. Lettuce to Play a Couple of STS9 and Umphrey’s McGee Aftershows, Other Dates Revealed

    Lettuce will perform at a pair of post-STS9 and Umphrey’s McGee parties in Nashville and Atlanta later this summer. The band will play at the Cannery Ballroom in Nashville on August 23 following STS9 and Umphrey’s McGee’s joint show at Riverfront Park. The next night, Lettuce will take the stage at Terminal West at King Plow in Atlanta after the STS9 and Umphrey’s McGee show at the Verizon ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source:

  3. Name dropper

    Michael Bekker of Cannery Row Co. was elected chairman of the board for the Pacific Grove Chamber of Commerce for 2013-2014.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: The Monterey County Herald


  1. "The 10-year extension of the Drakes Bay Oyster Company's lease will preserve 30 jobs at the last remaining oyster farm cannery on the West Coast while making sure that the ecology of the estuary is protected," Feinstein said in a written...
    on Jun 23, 2009 By: Dianne Feinstein Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. They "have created first-class locals properties located in markets with attractive, long-term growth prospects," Packer said. "Crown's skills and experience in operating successful locals casinos will enable us to grow the Cannery Casino...
    on Dec 13, 2007 By: James Packer Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "Political reality and good social policy tell you it doesn't make sense to ask a cannery worker in Fresno to subsidize the education of students who are going to go off and make these salaries," Edley said.
    on Mar 11, 2007 By: Christopher Edley Source: Los Angeles Times

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