Real People

We proudly present some of the most talented people in their respective fields in our offices around the world. With knowledge as the uniting component we stay on our toes to keep up with the latest innovations and remain thought leaders within the Stevia market. Sharing on our lunch hour, testing new recipes at home on weekends, our passion never stops.

Our Stockholm office holds multi-competence that benefits our clients. We have experienced food scientists with background in different areas. They can offer advice and knowledge to our clients in the process of developing new tasty products with Stevia. We have agronomists who knows everything there is to know about the stevia plant and how to grow it in a sustainable way.

Board of Directors

Carl Horn af Rantzien

Carl Horn af Rantzien, (1946)
Chairman of the board

Drottningholm, Sweden
Founder Granular AB (publ).

Carl-Mikael Bergendahl

Carl-Mikael Bergendahl, (1982)
Stockholm, Sweden
CMBM Invest.

Zanna McFerson

Zanna McFerson, (1965)
San Francisco, USA

Monica Engstrom

Monica Engström, (1958)
Strömsund, Sweden
Monen Holding AB.


Christoffer Horn af Rantzien

Christoffer Horn av Rantzien, (1973)
Solna, Sweden
Östgöta Bergslags AB.

Sophia Horn af Rantzien

About our Managing Director

Sophia Horn af Rantzien, (1978)

Sophia is as of May 2013 Managing Director of The Real Stevia Company with a background in the company as Deputy Managing Director and In-House Counsel of Granular/The Real Stevia Company since 2010. She is a former Senior Associate at MAQS Law Firm Advokatbyrå AB in Stockholm, Sweden and was member of the Swedish Bar Association. Sophia has earlier been employed by Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in New York, US as foreign associate. Sophia has a LL. M. from University of Stockholm.

Our network in Sweden, Paraguay and China.

Our Network

Our headoffice is situated in Stockholm, Sweden and we have operations in Paraguay and China.


Our subsidiary in Paraguay is directed by



Our representative in China.



We are represented by 12 distributors in 19 countries in Europe  – find them here.


We are a founding member of
International Stevia Council, ISC.

Member of Social Network Sweden, SNV.