Preliminary quality data of western Canadian lentils 2019

Table 1 Mean protein content for western Canadian green lentils by grade as at November 21, 2019
Grade No. of Samples
Footnote 2, Footnote 3, Footnote 4
Protein Content Footnote 1, %
2019 2018
mean min. max. mean
Saskatchewan
Lentils, No. 1 Canada 48 27.9 25.7 31.6 26.6
Lentils, No. 2 Canadaa 147 27.2 24.5 31.3 26.3
Lentils, Extra No. 3 Canada 21 27.2 26.0 28.8 26.6
Lentils, No. 3 Canada 11 27.1 25.3 28.6 26.9
All grades 227 27.3 24.5 31.6 26.4
Alberta
Lentils, No. 1 Canada NS Footnote 5 NS NS NS 29.2
Lentils, No. 2 Canada 14 27.6 25.7 30.2 27.4
Lentils, Extra No. 3 Canada 3 28.1 27.3 28.5 28.4
Lentils, No. 3 Canada NS NS NS NS NS
All grades 17 27.7 25.7 30.2 27.6
Western Canada
Lentils, No. 1 Canada 49 27.9 25.7 31.6 26.7
Lentils, No. 2 Canada 161 27.2 24.5 31.3 26.4
Lentils, Extra No. 3 Canada 24 27.3 26.0 28.8 26.7
Lentils, No. 3 Canada 11 27.1 25.3 28.6 26.9
All grades 245 27.4 24.5 31.6 26.5
Table 2 Mean protein content for western Canadian red lentils by grade as at November 21, 2019
Grade No. of Samples
Footnote 2, Footnote 3, Footnote 4
Protein Content Footnote 1, %
2019 2018
mean min. max. mean
Saskatchewan
Lentils, No. 1 Canada 185 27.1 24.5 31.7 26.3
Lentils, No. 2 Canadaa 50 26.8 25.4 29.0 26.3
Lentils, Extra No. 3 Canada 39 26.7 25.0 29.1 27.7
Lentils, No. 3 Canada 11 26.8 25.8 28.1 28.0
All grades 285 27.0 24.5 31.7 26.4
Alberta
Lentils, No. 1 Canada 21 27.7 26.1 29.7 26.4
Lentils, No. 2 Canada 2 26.8 26.4 27.1 28.1
Lentils, Extra No. 3 Canada NSFootnote 5 NS NS NS 28.1
Lentils, No. 3 Canada NS NS NS NS NS
All grades 23 27.6 26.1 29.7 26.6
Western Canada
Lentils, No. 1 Canada 207 27.2 24.5 31.7 26.3
Lentils, No. 2 Canada 52 26.8 25.4 29.0 26.3
Lentils, Extra No. 3 Canada 39 26.7 25.0 29.1 27.7
Lentils, No. 3 Canada 11 26.8 25.8 28.1 28.0
All grades 309 27.1 24.5 31.7 26.4
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