Western Canadian canola, export quality data, June 2021

Canola, export quality data - Previous issue: May 2021

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, June 2021

Quality Parameter Shipping period Canada No. 1 Canada No. 2 Canada No. 1 NCCFootnote 3 Canada No. 2 NCC Canada No. 3 NCC
Dockage, % June 2021 1.4 nsFootnote 4 2.9 ns ns
Crop year to date 1.6 ns 3.1 4.5 ns
Previous crop year 1.8 2.4 3.0 3.2 ns
Moisture, % June 2021 7.5 ns 7.8 ns ns
Crop year to date 7.8 ns 7.9 7.3 ns
Previous crop year 8.6 8.5 8.5 8.1 ns
Oil contentFootnote 1 %, 8.5% m.b. June 2021 43.0 ns 42.4 ns ns
Crop year to date 43.3 ns 43.3 42.5 ns
Previous crop year 43.9 43.9 43.9 43.5 ns
Protein content %, 8.5% m.b. June 2021 21.1 ns 20.7 ns ns
Crop year to date 20.9 ns 20.5 20.6 ns
Previous crop year 20.4 20.3 20.1 20.2 ns
Oil-free protein content, per cent; 8.5% m.b. June 2021 39.7 ns 38.6 ns ns
Crop year to date 39.7 ns 38.9 38.5 ns
Previous crop year 39.3 39.0 38.6 38.5 ns
Seed chlorophyll, mg/kg June 2021 11.1 ns 10.2 ns ns
Crop year to date 12.6 ns 15.6 15.0 ns
Previous crop year 22.7 34.3 22.4 33.7 ns
GlucosinolatesFootnote 2, µmol/gram June 2021 10.1 ns 10.4 ns ns
Crop year to date 9.8 ns 10.3 9.5 ns
Previous crop year 10.3 10.1 10.6 10.2 ns
Oleic Acid (C18:1) June 2021 64.0 ns 64.3 ns ns
Crop year to date 63.7 ns 63.1 62.8 ns
Previous crop year 62.0 62.2 61.5 61.9 ns
Erucic acid (C22:1), % of total fatty acids June 2021 0.02 ns 0.00 ns ns
Crop year to date 0.02 ns 0.04 0.09 ns
Previous crop year 0.01 0.02 0.03 0.02 ns
Linolenic acid (C18:3), % of total fatty acids June 2021 8.8 ns 8.4 ns ns
Crop year to date 9.0 ns 9.3 9.4 ns
Previous crop year 10.2 9.7 10.4 10.2 ns
Saturated fatty acids % June 2021 6.8 ns 6.9 ns ns
Crop year to date 6.8 ns 6.8 6.8 ns
Previous crop year 6.6 6.7 6.6 6.6 ns
Iodine value June 2021 110.9 ns 110.0 ns ns
Crop year to date 111.4 ns 112.1 112.4 ns
Previous crop year 114.1 113.4 114.8 114.2 ns
Free fatty acids % June 2021 0.28 ns 0.39 ns ns
Crop year to date 0.26 ns 0.48 0.50 ns
Previous crop year 0.30 0.37 0.38 0.33 ns
Number of cargoes represented June 2021 19 0 4 0 0
Crop year to date 218 0 58 3 0
Previous crop year 232 3 50 7 0
Tonnes represented June 2021 566,088 0 49,888 0 0
Crop year to date 7,698,180 0 1,748,071 99,802 0
Previous crop year 7,326,677 122,218 1,863,593 254,093 0
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