Shama Sukul Lee is taking plant-based meat global after raising millions in NZ


Auckland-based food startup Sunfed has raised NZD $10 million ($9.38 million) in Series A funding, to lead the charge towards a solar-powered planet.

A former software engineer, Sunfed founder Shama Sukul Lee turned her hand to the meat-free foods market in 2015.

Over the past three years, the startup has secured a small amount of funding to complete research and development, building its own hardware to replicate the look, feel and texture of meat, using only “clean” plant products.

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