Western Canadian canola, export quality data, November 2019

Canola, export quality data - Previous issue: October 2019

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, number 1 Canada, export quality graphs that visually represent the export quality data.

Monthly averages for each grade from all ports, November 2019

Quality Parameter Shipping period Canada number 1 Canada number 2 Canada number 1 NCCFootnote 3 Canada number 2 NCC Canada number 3 NCC
Dockage, % November 2019 1.96 nsFootnote 4 2.84 ns ns
Crop year to date 1.76 2.41 2.82 2.70 ns
Previous crop year 1.74 1.82 2.89 2.99 2.96
Moisture,% November 2019 9.1 ns 9.0 ns ns
Crop year to date 8.6 8.5 8.7 8.3 ns
Previous crop year 8.5 9.0 8.0 7.9 8.8
Oil contentFootnote 1 %, 8.5% m.b. November 2019 43.7 ns 43.2 ns ns
Crop year to date 43.4 43.9 43.3 43.6 ns
Previous crop year 43.3 43.5 42.7 43.2 43.4
Protein content %, 8.5% m.b. November 2019 20.6 ns 20.8 ns ns
Crop year to date 20.7 20.3 20.8 20.4 ns
Previous crop year 21.0 20.9 20.3 20.6 19.4
Oil-free protein content, per cent; 8.5% m.b. November 2019 39.5 ns 39.4 ns ns
Crop year to date 39.6 39.0 39.5 38.9 ns
Previous crop year 39.8 39.8 39.3 39.0 39.9
Seed chlorophyll, mg/kg November 2019 22.4 ns 15.2 ns ns
Crop year to date 23.1 34.3 15.0 34.7 ns
Previous crop year 21.2 34.4 22.7 32.4 128.0
GlucosinolatesFootnote 2, µmol/gram November 2019 10.3 ns 10.4 0.0 ns
Crop year to date 10.1 10.1 10.6 9.5 ns
Previous crop year 10.5 10.5 10.3 10.7 11.0
Oleic Acid (C18:1) November 2019 61.8 ns 62.7 0.0 ns
Crop year to date 62.8 62.2 63.0 63.2 ns
Previous crop year 63.6 63.0 63.8 63.4 59.8
Erucic acid (C22:1), % of total fatty acids November 2019 0.01 ns 0.01 0.00 ns
Crop year to date 0.01 0.02 0.01 0.03 ns
Previous crop year 0.03 0.02 0.04 0.01 0.02
Linolenic acid (C18:3), % of total fatty acids November 2019 10.3 ns 9.9 0.0 ns
Crop year to date 9.6 9.7 9.7 9.3 ns
Previous crop year 9.1 9.4 8.9 9.0 10.8
Saturated fatty acids % November 2019 6.6 ns 0.0 0.0 ns
Crop year to date 6.7 6.7 6.6 6.7 ns
Previous crop year 6.6 6.7 6.7 6.8 6.8
Iodine value November 2019 114.4 ns 113.4 ns ns
Crop year to date 112.9 113.4 113.0 112.3 ns
Previous crop year 111.8 112.6 111.3 118.8 115.7
Free fatty acids % November 2019 0.24 ns 0.27 0.00 ns
Crop year to date 0.31 0.31 0.28 0.42 ns
Previous crop year 0.23 0.22 0.49 0.43 0.71
Number of cargoes represented November 2019 25 0 5 0 0
Crop year to date 85 3 6 4 0
Previous crop year 206 14 13 3 3
Tonnes represented November 2019 771,310 0 157,875 0 0
Crop year to date 2,391,341 122,218 188,862 140,483 0
Previous crop year 7,352,281 792,385 456,462 90,072 27,435
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