Ex Frigorífico Anglo, Fray Bentos

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Step back in time to the World Heritage-listed Fray Bentos factory, which now houses Ex Frigorífico Anglo. The factory first opened in 1873 and produced canned corned beef for the new brand. Revolutionary in its production of meat sourcing, processing, packing, and dispatching, the factory put the sleepy town on the map for its role as the "world's kitchen," providing food to soldiers during World War I. A guided tour will lead you through the entire production process of the preserved factory. Plan your visit to Ex Frigorífico Anglo and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Fray Bentos trip planner.
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  • I simply walked through the courtyard outside of the museum viewing the historic photos. I plan to return to Fray Bentos and perhaps enter the museum the next time. Worth a trip.  more »
  • Interesting, out of the way place, but worth a visit. The exhibition is mainly in Spanish and we missed the English tour. A very nice guide took us around a bit in order to give us the feel of the...  more »

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