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what is it?

L-fucose is a rare monosaccharide with limited natural availability and a precursor of high added-value complex carbohydrates, such as Human Milk Oligosaccharides (HMOs).

L-fucose is a methyl pentose sugar which belongs to the family of deoxy sugars. It is a monosaccharide considered one of the essential sugars, necessary to the body’s function.

The product has a natural origin, obtained from a proprietary bacterial polymer.


value proposition

This rare sugar is a precursor of Human Milk Oligosaccharides (HMOs).

This product is suitable for use in food-grade applications.