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Waipukurau woman launches placenta business to meet global demand

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People around the world are going that extra mile for silky, smooth skin, paying top dollar for placenta products in a $2 billion global market. One beauty secret even the gurus won’t know is that New Zealand’s had the local market cornered for two decades. The Project spoke to Agri-Labs Co-Products’ owner and Waipukurau’s very own ‘Placenta Queen’, Angela Payne, about her success in a niche market. Payne swears by the powers of placenta. Her Agri-Labs Co-Products business supplies, processes and exports raw ingredients derived from animal co-products for the cosmetic, dietary supplement, anti-aging and pharmaceutical industries.   First published by Newshub, for the full article and more great stories visit