Quality of Canadian soybean export shipments

Previous crop year averages for each grade, from all ports from August 1 2020 – January 31 2021.

Crop year date averages for each grade, from all ports from August 1, 2020 to July 31, 2021.

The Canadian Grain Commission maintains Soybean, export quality graphs that visually represent the export quality data.

Quality Parameter Testing period No. 1 Canada Yellow No. 2 Canada Yellow No. 2 Canada Yellow NCC No. 3 Canada Yellow CC
Dockage, % Crop year to date 0.5 1.0 4.9 2.0
Previous crop year n/sFootnote 2 1.3 n/s n/s
Moisture, % Crop year to date 12.1 12.2 10.7 12.5
Previous crop year n/s 13.0 n/s n/s
Seed chlorophyll, mg/kg Crop year to date 0.4 1.0 4.8 1.7
Previous crop year n/s 0.6 n/s n/s
Oil contentFootnote 1, per cent; dry matter basis Crop year to date 21.7 21.2 20.5 20.0
Previous crop year n/s 20.9 n/s n/s
Protein content, per cent; dry matter basis Crop year to date 38.7 38.3 36.7 41.3
Previous crop year n/s 38.4 n/s n/s
Oil contentFootnote 1, per cent; 13% moisture basis Crop year to date 18.9 18.5 17.8 17.4
Previous crop year n/s 18.2 n/s n/s
Protein content, per cent; 13% moisture basis Crop year to date 33.7 33.3 32.0 35.9
Previous crop year n/s 33.4 n/s n/s
Protein, Oil Free (Meal Protein), per cent; 13% moisture basis Crop year to date 43.0 42.3 40.2 44.9
Previous crop year n/s 42.2 n/s n/s
Palmitic acid (C16:0),% of total fatty acids Crop year to date 10.6 10.4 10.1 10.3
Previous crop year n/s 10.4 n/s n/s
Stearic acid (C18:0),% of total fatty acids Crop year to date 3.7 3.8 4.0 3.6
Previous crop year n/s 3.9 n/s n/s
Oleic acid (C18:1),% of total fatty acids Crop year to date 19.8 19.9 21.0 19.4
Previous crop year n/s 19.9 n/s n/s
Linoleic acid (C18:2),% of total fatty acids Crop year to date 55.3 55.2 53.7 56.1
Previous crop year n/s 54.7 n/s n/s
Linolenic acid (C18:3),% of total fatty acids Crop year to date 9.1 9.1 9.3 9.1
Previous crop year n/s 9.5 n/s n/s
Iodine value Crop year to date 137.0 136.5 136.0 137.8
Previous crop year n/s 137.0 n/s n/s
Free fatty acids, % Crop year to date 0.10 0.16 0.34 0.25
Previous crop year n/s 0.25 n/s n/s
Number of cargoes represented Crop year to date 1.0 103.0 5.0 1.0
Previous crop year 0.0 84.0 0.0 0.0
Tonnes represented Crop year to date 32,284 2,872,078 260,500 16,687
Previous crop year 0.0 2,252,737 0.0 0.0
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