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Merisant Company is a United States manufacturer of artificial sweeteners, including Equal and Canderel.

The company was formed from Monsanto Company's tabletop sweetener business, which was acquired by a group of investors in 2000.

Merisant is privately held and headquartered in Chicago.

The Whole Earth Sweetener Company is a wholly owned subsidiary, which markets low-calorie sweeteners based on erythritol and stevia extract.

In January 2009, Merisant Worldwide filed for bankruptcy to restructure and invest in its new stevia-derived sweetener PureVia, emerging the following year.

In addition to PureVia, Equal and Canderel, Merisant markets its products under 18 other brands in over 90 countries.