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 17 46.6 1.2
Saskatchewan 100 46.2 1.4
Alberta and British Columbia 21 44.6 2.1
Western Canada 138 46.0 1.6
Flaxseed, No. 2 Canada
Saskatchewan 2 46.0 NSFootnote 1
Alberta and British Columbia 1 44.5 NS
Western Canada 3 45.5 NS
Flaxseed, No. 3 Canada
Saskatchewan 1 44.4 NS
Western Canada 1 44.4 NS
All grades
Manitoba 17 46.6 1.2
Saskatchewan 103 46.2 1.3
Alberta and British Columbia 22 44.6 2.1
Western Canada 142 46.0 1.6
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