Western Canadian canola, export quality data, June 2017

Canola, export quality data - Previous issue: May 2017

Each month during the crop year, the Canadian Grain Commission takes samples from export shipments of canola. The crop year is from August of a calendar year to July of the next calendar year.

The Canadian Grain Commission uses analytical tests to determine the export quality of Canadian canola. These tests are conducted according to standardized procedures and methods.

The Canadian Grain Commission maintains Canola, No. 1 Canada, export quality graphs that visually represent the export quality data.

Monthly averages for each grade from all ports, June 2017

Quality Parameter Shipping period Canada No. 1 Canada No. 2 Canada No. 1 NCCFootnote 3 Canada No. 2 NCC Canada No. 3 NCC
Dockage, % June 2017 1.84 nsFootnote 4 2.68 ns ns
Crop year to date 1.85 ns 2.78 3.60 ns
Previous crop year 2.00 ns 2.84 4.70 ns
Moisture,% June 2017 7.6 ns 7.6 ns ns
Crop year to date 8.1 ns 7.9 8.4 ns
Previous crop year 8.0 ns 7.8 7.8 ns
Oil contentFootnote 1 %, 8.5% m.b. June 2017 43.8 ns 43.6 ns ns
Crop year to date 43.7 ns 43.3 43.0 ns
Previous crop year 43.2 ns 43.0 40.6 ns
Protein content %, 8.5% m.b. June 2017 20.0 ns 20.1 ns ns
Crop year to date 20.3 ns 20.3 19.9 ns
Previous crop year 20.9 ns 20.7 20.8 ns
Oil-free protein content, per cent; 8.5% m.b. June 2017 38.3 ns 38.4 ns ns
Crop year to date 38.7 ns 38.6 37.5 ns
Previous crop year 39.5 ns 39.0 37.4 ns
Seed chlorophyll, mg/kg June 2017 12.7 ns 11.9 ns ns
Crop year to date 13.7 ns 12.3 13.6 ns
Previous crop year 16.7 ns 16.7 20.1 ns
GlucosinolatesFootnote 2, µmol/gram June 2017 12.5 ns 12.9 ns ns
Crop year to date 12.2 ns 12.8 11.8 ns
Previous crop year 12.8 ns 13.9 15.4 ns
Oleic Acid (C18:1) June 2017 62.5 ns 62.4 ns ns
Crop year to date 62.5 ns 62.4 62.1 ns
Previous crop year 62.4 ns 62.4 61.9 ns
Erucic acid (C22:1), % of total fatty acids June 2017 0.01 ns 0.02 ns ns
Crop year to date 0.01 ns 0.02 0.02 ns
Previous crop year 0.02 ns 0.01 0.05 ns
Linolenic acid (C18:3), % of total fatty acids Crop year to date 9.6 ns 9.6 ns ns
Crop year to date 9.7 ns 9.6 9.8 ns
Previous crop year 9.9 ns 9.7 10.1 ns
Saturated fatty acids % June 2017 6.7 ns 6.7 ns ns
Crop year to date 6.7 ns 6.7 6.7 ns
Previous crop year 6.6 ns 6.6 6.6 ns
Iodine value June 2017 113.2 ns 113.3 ns ns
Crop year to date 113.3 ns 113.1 113.4 ns
Previous crop year 113.4 ns 113.1 114.0 ns
Free fatty acids % June 2017 0.48 ns 0.67 ns ns
Crop year to date 0.33 ns 0.43 0.35 ns
Previous crop year 0.36 ns 0.45 0.38 ns
Number of cargoes represented June 2017 18 ns 4 0 0
Crop year to date 251 ns 22 1 0
Previous crop year 240 ns 20 1 0
Tonnes represented June 2017 637,023 ns 107,651 0 0
Crop year to date 8,933,444 ns 600,307 14,255 0
Previous crop year 9,004,303 ns 718,757 46,200 0
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