Welcome to (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. 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

  • 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, L-glucose


300-340 Midpark Way SE Calgary, AB T2X 1P1

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