Western Canadian mustard - Export quality data for 2016-17 cargoes

This report presents quality data on the oil, protein, glucosinolate contents and the fatty acid composition of oriental (Brassica juncea), brown (Brassica juncea) and yellow (Sinapis alba) mustard exports for 2016-17.

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

Export quality data for 2016-17 Domestic mustard seed cargoes
Grade No. of cargoes Tonnage (tonnes) Moisture content % Dockage content % Oil content %Footnote 1 Protein content %Footnote 2 Glucosinolate content µmoles/gFootnote 3 Erucic acid content %Footnote 4 Free fatty acids %
Oriental
No. 1 Canada Oriental 2 2,975.5 7.0 0.6 42.4 26.1 111.0 24.4 0.27
All grades Oriental 2 2,975.5 7.0 0.6 42.4 26.1 111.0 24.4 0.27
Brown
No. 1 Canada Brown 2 3,880.6 7.7 0.5 36.0 29.1 106.6 23.9 0.21
All grades Brown 2 3,880.6 7.7 0.5 36.0 29.1 106.6 23.9 0.21
All grades Yellow - no samples

Footnotes

Footnote 1

moisture-free basis, means

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Footnote 2

%N x 6.25; moisture-free basis, means

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Footnote 3

micromoles per gram of allyl glucosinolate, moisture-free basis, means

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Footnote 4

percentage of total fatty acids in the oil

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