Welcome to Saccharides.net

Saccharides.net (a division of Hofman International Inc.) specializes in worldwide sourcing, sales and distribution of natural (i.e. D-mannose) and synthetic (i.e. L-galactose) rare sugars and specialty carbohydrates since 1998. Saccharides.net is also an authorized agent for several leading European and North American rare sugar manufacturers.

Our company distributes and sells rare sugars used in:

  • Nutraceutical industry
    • athletic drinks
    • urinary tract health
    • animal health
    • essential glyconutrients
  • Examples: D-mannose, D-galactose, L-arabinose, D-xylose,
  • Pharmaceutical industry
    • precursors to a variety of carbohydrate-based drugs, including nucleoside analogues used in antiviral applications
    • complex oligosaccharides and oligonucleotides used as anti-inflammatory or anti-cancer agents, as well as highly specific chronic pain relievers
    • full range of high quality monosaccharides and their derivates
  • Examples: L-ribose, L-fucose, L-xylose, D-allose, D-cellobiose,


205, 259 Midpark Way S.E.
Calgary, Alberta
T2X 1M2 Canada

Phone: (403) 264-5150 Fax:     (403) 938-5150