Kartar Singh Lalvani OBE, FRPharmaS, DSc, is the founder and chairman of Vitabiotics, Britain’s most successful vitamin company, with its headquartered in London and an export activity extended to over 100 countries worldwide. Kartar is also is the founder and chairman of MEYER Organics, one of the largest nutraceutical companies in India, with its headquartered in Mumbai and a global presence in more than 30 countries. Vitabiotics has become the first vitamin company in British history to have won the UK’s highest and most prestigious awards for business performance, “the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation”, on two occasions. An honorary professor at Université de Franche-Comté, Besacon, France, Kartar is also a philantropist, private scholar and historian.

What is your motto?

Try to be helpful

What are three words to describe yourself?

Compassionate, purposeful, perseverant

What is the best part about your job?

Delivering results; making products that benefits people.

What is the hardest thing you’ve ever done – your greatest challenge?

It was during my PhD: creating a new chemical compound

How do you define success?

The ability to create new medications

What are you working on now that you are excited about?

Working on the second edition of my book “The Making of India: the untold story of British enterprise”.

What are you grateful for?

I’m grateful to God for giving me the opportunity of making successful products that helped hundreds of millions of people

What is your bad day backup plan?

Thinking that more good days will come. I always think positively and optimistically. My positive thinking and optimism are closely related to my Sikh faith.

What advice would you give someone with a broken heart?

It could be worse

What gives you goose bump?

Seeing people benefiting from my inventions

What is a rule that is made to be broken?


What woman has inspired you the most and why?

My mother, for her genuinity and kindness



  • EXERCISE: 20 minutes of bodyweight exercise, 5-6 times a week, combined with yoga breathing
  • MENTAL EXERCISE: meditation
  • DAILY SUPPLEMENTS: Wellman 70+, Cod liver oil, Osteocare… by Vitabiotics!
  • DIETARY PROTOCOL: everything in moderation, variety, and a lot of yogurt!
  • SLEEP: 6 hours
  • BEST HABIT TO CULTIVATE: learn how to breathe properly
  • PERSONAL SECRET: I don’t have a personal secret!

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