Massive amount of cocaine found at Coca-Cola plant

A pile of cocaine worth US$55 million was found at a Coca-Cola plant in Signes, France.

"The first elements of the investigation have shown that employees are in no way involved," said regional Coca-Cola president Jean-Denis Malgras.

The 370kg stash of bagged blow was discovered in a shipment of orange juice concentrate from South America.

When first launched at the end of the 19th century, a glass of Coca-Cola was estimated to contain nine milligrams of cocaine. In 1904, the company replaced that ingredient with cocaine-free coca leaf extract. Or at least that's what they tell us.

(BBC)

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  1. Vert says:

    Minute Maid has been abnormally speedy lately.

  2. They were planning on releasing Throwback Cola, but I guess that's not going to happen now.

  3. In related news, Coke bottling plants in France have been rated as the #1 most fucking awesome place to work! Go Coke bottling plants in France! Nous sommes nombre un! Le woo!

  4. Is it me or is cocaine making some sort of pop culture comeback? Because I remember growing up in the 1970s&1980s ... and the drug reference for all radio/movie/tv/film/newspaper stuff was always cocaine. Cocaine trafficking. Always coked up Hollywood stars and producers. DiscoClubs with railmarks cut into the table because coke. It made people wear pastel suits and keep alligators trapped in boats.

    Then some rich kids in the suburbs, a weird English toilet scene, and fucking Jimmy McNutty made it about heroin for the past 15 years.

    Now we back to coke. It is weird that pop culture acts as a marketing and advertising force for anything found unconscionable by the DEA.

    That said ... stay off coke, kids. sugar is bad for you.

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