Western Canadian canola, export quality data, April 2017

Canola, export quality data - Previous issue: March 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, April 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, % April 2017 1.88 0.00 2.63 0.00 0.00
Crop year to date 1.84 0.00 2.81 3.60 0.00
Previous crop year 2.00 0.00 2.84 4.70 0.00
Moisture,% April 2017 8.0 0.0 7.3 0.0 0.0
Crop year to date 8.2 0.0 8.0 8.4 0.0
Previous crop year 8.0 0.0 7.8 7.8 0.0
Oil contentFootnote 1 %, 8.5% m.b. April 2017 43.7 0.0 43.3 0.0 0.0
Crop year to date 43.6 0.0 43.3 43.0 0.0
Previous crop year 43.2 0.0 43.0 40.6 0.0
Protein content %, 8.5% m.b. April 2017 20.1 0.0 20.4 0.0 0.0
Crop year to date 20.3 0.0 20.3 19.9 0.0
Previous crop year 20.9 0.0 20.7 20.8 0.0
Oil-free protein content, per cent; 8.5% m.b. April 2017 38.5 0.0 38.6 0.0 0.0
Crop year to date 38.8 0.0 38.6 37.5 0.0
Previous crop year 39.5 0.0 39.0 37.4 0.0
Seed chlorophyll, mg/kg April 2017 13.9 0.0 11.2 0.0 0.0
Crop year to date 13.9 0.0 12.6 13.6 0.0
Previous crop year 16.7 0.0 16.7 20.1 0.0
GlucosinolatesFootnote 2, umol/gram April 2017 12.7 0.0 12.9 0.0 0.0
Crop year to date 12.1 0.0 12.7 11.8 0.0
Previous crop year 12.8 0.0 13.9 15.4 0.0
Oleic Acid (C18:1) April 2017 62.3 0.0 62.8 0.0 0.0
Crop year to date 62.5 0.0 62.4 62.1 0.0
Previous crop year 62.4 0.0 62.4 61.9 0.0
Erucic acid (C22:1), % of total fatty acids April 2017 0.02 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Crop year to date 0.02 0.00 0.02 0.02 0.00
Previous crop year 0.02 0.00 0.01 0.05 0.00
Linolenic acid (C18:3), % of total fatty acids Crop year to date 9.8 0.0 9.4 0.0 0.0
Crop year to date 9.7 0.0 9.6 9.8 0.0
Previous crop year 9.9 0.0 9.7 10.1 0.0
Saturated fatty acids % April 2017 6.7 0.0 6.8 6.7 0.00
Crop year to date 6.7 0.0 6.8 6.7 0.00
Previous crop year 6.6 0.0 6.6 6.6 0.00
Iodine value April 2017 113.4 0.0 112.6 0.0 0.0
Crop year to date 113.3 0.0 113.1 113.4 0.0
Previous crop year 113.4 0.0 113.1 114.0 0.0
Free fatty acids % April 2017 0.32 0.00 0.44 0.00 0.00
Crop year to date 0.32 0.00 0.40 0.35 0.00
Previous crop year 0.36 0.00 0.45 0.38 0.00
Number of cargoes represented April 2017 27 0 1 0 0
Crop year to date 208 0 17 1 0
Previous crop year 240 0 20 1 0
Tonnes represented April 2017 954,797 0 38,301 0 0
Crop year to date 7,404,179 0 464,284 14,255 0
Previous crop year 9,004,303 0 718,757 46,200 0
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