4 Nov 2019

Sheep placenta cream a multi-million-dollar industry in NZ

From Checkpoint, 6:20 pm on 4 November 2019

Sheep placenta cream is a multi-million dollar industry - but is it just a gimmick?

Thanks to the mention of the product by Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, it seems that our sheep placenta is a real hit overseas, even if Kiwis are a little more squeemish.

John Peeters is the founder and CEO of Nature's Beauty, which sells 'Ovine Placenta Skincare'.

Alex Perrottet asked him how his popular product is made.

The dermatological society says there's no scientific proof of health benefits.