Preliminary quality data of western Canadian flaxseed 2019

Summary Statistics by Grade by Province:

Table information:

  • Results are unlikely to represent samples harvested within two weeks of the date of this report.
  • The "Number of Samples" figures may not reflect actual production distributions across grades.
  • Samples were supplied by producers and grain companies.

As of November 29, 2019

Table 1 Oil content of 2019 Canadian flaxseed
Province Oil %
Number of
Samples
Mean Std Dev Min Max
Flaxseed, No. 1 Canada
Manitoba 18 46.0 1.4 43.7 48.4
Saskatchewan 115 46.7 1.5 41.5 49.0
Alberta and British Columbia 26 45.9 2.0 43.5 50.8
Western Canada 159 46.5 1.6 41.5 50.8
Flaxseed, No. 2 Canada
Manitoba 1 45.2 - 45.2 45.2
Saskatchewan 17 46.2 0.9 44.5 47.9
Western Canada 18 46.2 0.9 44.5 47.9
Flaxseed, No. 3 Canada
Manitoba 2 44.8 1.9 43.4 46.1
Saskatchewan 8 46.2 1.4 44.3 48.4
Western Canada 10 45.9 1.5 43.4 48.4
All grades
Manitoba 21 45.8 1.4 43.4 48.4
Saskatchewan 140 46.6 1.4 41.5 49.0
Alberta and British Columbia 26 45.9 2.0 43.5 50.8
Western Canada 187 46.4 1.5 41.5 50.8
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