Sujata lived and studied in a Tata colony in Mithapur, Gujarat. She then moved to study Economics at the University of Michigan. She had her first child Anirudh and as a mother felt the need to give him wholesome, nutritious food. Out of this need was born her entrepreneurial venture – Shemade Gourmet Foods.
Shemade Gourmet Foods offers a range of gluten free, sugar free, hi protein nutritious products. She made foods has a manufacturing facility in Gujarat with about 57 employees. Sujata has tapped into the growing awareness for healthy eating. Her product range is now available on leading online stores in India & UK, middle east and in major retail chains in the United states. Her expertise is well recognised and she has been asked to develop a range of nutritious products for global food companies in India.
Sujata is married to Prasad, an entrepreneur with a marquee tech background and has two children Anirudh and Pallavi. Anirudh who also belongs to the University of Michigan has launched the products in USA under the name “ The greater goods Snacking Co “
Sujata is very active part of the India chapter of the Michigan Alumni Association. She is a member of the India Advisory board of the University of Michigan. Sujata is an accomplished Oddissie dancer , marathon runner and a fitness enthusiast. Sujata believes in giving back to society and employ’s differently abled people and women from tribal villages in her factory. Sujata is a sought after speaker at women and entrepreneurship forums.