Preliminary quality data of western Canadian flaxseed 2017

Table 1 Oil content of 2017 Canadian flaxseed
Province NI Oil %
Number of Samples Mean Standard deviation
Flaxseed, No. 1 Canada
Manitoba 30 46.5 1.5
Saskatchewan 196 46.3 1.5
Alberta and British Columbia 33 45.3 2.2
Western Canada 259 46.2 1.6
Flaxseed, No. 2 Canada
Saskatchewan 5 46.4 0.5
Alberta and British Columbia 1 44.5 NSFootnote 1
Western Canada 6 46.1 0.9
Flaxseed, No. 3 Canada
Saskatchewan 2 45.8 NS
Western Canada 2 45.8 NS
All grades
Manitoba 30 46.5 1.5
Saskatchewan 203 46.3 1.5
Alberta and British Columbia 34 45.3 2.2
Western Canada 267 46.2 1.6
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