Scientific analysis of western Canadian flaxseed harvest and export quality

Each year, the Canadian Grain Commission reports on the end-use quality of the western Canadian flaxseed crop and export cargoes.

Harvest quality reports

Harvest quality reports

These reports are based on samples of western Canadian flaxseed producers submit to the Harvest Sample Program. Data includes oil, protein, free fatty acids, fatty acid composition and iodine values.

Quality by crop year

This report presents information and overall quality data on the western Canadian flaxseed crop.

Quality by variety and province

This report presents information and quality data on the western Canadian flaxseed crop by variety and province.

Historical reports

For western Canadian flaxseed quality reports archived since 1998, search Government of Canada Publications.

For flaxseed quality data prior to 1998, contact us.

Export quality reports

Export quality

Each month during the crop year, the Canadian Grain Commission analyzes samples from export shipments of flaxseed to determine the export quality of Canadian flaxseed.

Methods and tests

Oilseeds methods and tests used to measure quality

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