By Mary Kekatos For Dailymail.com
Published: 22:05 GMT, 15 January 2021 | Updated: 00:17 GMT, 16 January 2021
The man who made Sweet'N Low artificial sweetener a ubiquitous staple at restaurants across America has committed suicide at the age of 89.
Donald Tober, the CEO and co-owner of Sugar Foods, leapt to his death from the 11th floor of his plush Park Avenue apartment building in Manhattan just before dawn on Friday, according to the New York Post.
Investigators believe Tober jumped around 5AM. His body was discovered in the courtyard of the luxury Upper East Side complex several hours later.
Sources told the Post he was struggling with Parkinson's disease.
Tober's father, Harry, founded Sugar Foods back in 1948.
Tober, who graduated from both the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business and Harvard Law School, joined his father's company in the 1970s - transforming it into multi-million dollar business.
The company became famous for distributing condiments, snacks and sweeteners in bright packets to restaurants and