France's Prime Minister Jean Castex announced the move in the city of Nice, the capital of the French Riviera, which has been troubled by drug related crime.
The package, sent from Colombia, contained 500 beans that had been cut open, stuffed with cocaine powder and carefully fastened closed with dark brown tape.
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Some French businesses have seen a mahor upturn in customers because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Drugs delivery start-up Phacil has seen a six-fold increase, while plastic goods producer Tecform has reduced its range - but doubled its operations.
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Europeans spend billions of euros on drugs each year, making it a "major source of income for organised crime", Europol and the EU's drugs agency said in a joint report.
Two men have been arrested and a third has escaped.
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