Huge cocaine stash hidden inside fresh pineapple

The cocaine was hidden inside fresh pineapples

Drug smugglers can get pretty creative when it comes to sneaking their products into countries.

Hundreds of kilograms of cocaine hidden inside fresh pineapples have been seized by police in Portugal and Spain.

Through August past year, Sri Lankan customs seized six shipments of high-quality South American cocaine in 14 months, including Asia's largest-ever haul of the drug in December 2016, at its main port.

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The bust was part of an ongoing investigation across Spain and Portugal that started last April, ABC News reports.

Aside from the more than 1,600 lbs of cocaine seized, police also dismantled a laboratory where the drug was cut with additives.

Six police records showed that two hydraulic presses, three packaging machines, and over 400,000 Euros in cash were among the things found in the raids.

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Don't think these smugglers just tossed some baggies into some hollowed out pineapples either.

The operation was led by two Colombian brothers who had laboratories located near the Spanish capital of Madrid. Traffickers would pick up the cocaine from Terrassa every 15-20 days.

This freakish shipping method has been used before by drug smugglers.

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A pineapple shipment was seized by the police when it was discovered to be hiding cocaine. What the hell did they do with all the insides of those pineapples?

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