Huge stash of cocaine found at Coca-Cola factory in France

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Workers at a Coca-Cola factory in France have discovered a huge stash of smuggled cocaine hidden in a delivery of orange juice concentrate.

The consignment was shipped in a container from Costa Rica and arrived on August 26 at the factory in Signes, near Marseille, Reuters reported.

The cocaine weighed 370 kilograms and has an estimated street value of 50 million euros.

The seizure is one of the biggest ever discoveries of cocaine in France. French prosecutors said none of the workers were under suspicion, according to the BBC.

RUNDOWN SHOWS:
1. Cocaine hidden in shipment of orange juice concentrate
2. Shipment sent from Costa Rica to France
3. Weight and street value of the cocaine

VOICEOVER (in English):

“Workers at a Coca-Cola factory in France recently discovered a huge stash of cocaine at the plant.”

“The drugs were hidden inside bags in a shipment of orange juice concentrate.”

“The consignment was shipped to France in a container from Costa Rica, and arrived at the factory on August 26.”

“The cocaine weighed 370 kilograms and has an estimated street value of 50 million euros.”

SOURCES: Reuters, BBC
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-france-coca-cocaine-idUSKCN11626R
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-37232010