Donald Tober was an American business magnate who made Sweet’N Low a household name in the US and Mexico. Although the business was started by his father, Harry Tober, Donald was able to move the company beyond expectation.
Since his death in January 2021, many have been searching to know more about Donald Tober, everything he achieved, his death, among others.
This article is focused on everything to know about Donald Tober.
|Date of birth||1931|
|Marital status||Married Barbara D. Tober 1973|
|Education||University of Pennsylvania, Harvard Law School|
|Company||Sugar Food Corps|
|Company worth||$286 million|
|Residence||Luxury upper east side apartment, New York|
|Death||15th January 2021|
|Known for||Chairman Sugar Food Corps, Sweet N’ Low|
Donald Tober’s Biography
He was born in the year 1931, however, there are no details of his birth month and day. The name of his father is Harry Tober, a businessman who started Sugar Food Corps in 1948 when Donald was 17 to distribute sugar in America and Mexico.
Not much is known about Donald Childhood except for the fact that he was serious about being educated.
Donald Tober is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and Harvard Law School.
After finishing Harvard Law School, he practised law for some period and then joined his father’s Sugar Food Corps in the 1970s; there are no details on the exact day and month.
Donald Tober joining his father’s company was a massive turnaround that borough about development in terms of popularity and wealth.
This is because, in the mid-1990s, the use of Sweet N’ Low soared across the US among food service establishments.
It soon held 80% of the market and was considered an alternative to sugar. Donald also helped Sweet N’ Low become the mainstay on kitchen counters and restaurant tables across the US.
Donald Tober was also among those that push for artificial sweetener in restaurants across the world.
Although Sugar Food Corps has stopped distributing Sweet’N Low over fifteen years ago, it currently produces a range of sweeteners and other products for supermarkets and foodservice industries under the N’Joy and Almond Breeze production lines.
Donald Tober was married to Barbara Tober, who was the editor-in-chief of Brides magazine for three decades. Barbara was also a former trustees board chair at the Museum of Arts and Design in Manhattan. Until his death in January 2021, the couple resided together on the 11th building floor of their luxury apartment in New York.
According to the report, Donald Tober committed suicide by jumping to his death from his 11th Floor Apartment located in New York on the 15th of January 2021. The reports claimed he jumped from his apartment in the early morning hours after struggling with Parkinson’s disease, which is popular among older adults.
Donald’s body was later spotted in the courtyard of the building, situated between 65th and 66th street on the Upper East Side in New York.
There are no details on Donald Tober’s net worth; however, his company Sugar Food Corps reportedly has a net worth of $285 million.
Although Donald Tober is gone, his business acumen would always be remembered for years to come.