Police offices intercepted a truck on the Siparia Old Road, Fyzabad over the weekend.
They found 43 buckets of honey in the tray of the vehicle.
The two men occupying the vehicle, a 54-year-old welder of Chaguanas – driver, and a 22 year-old Venezuelan national residing in Williamsville, were detained.
Police suspect the honey came from Venezuela and was being taken from the south coast to be sold.
The two men were taken to the Siparia District Health Facility.
They was examined and placed under quarantine.
After this period, they will be charged for the offences.
The estimated value of the contraband seized is $172,000.