Preliminary quality data of western Canadian lentils 2020

Table 1 Mean protein content for western Canadian green lentils by grade as at November 17, 2020
Grade No. of Samples
Footnote 2, Footnote 3, Footnote 4
Protein Content Footnote 1, %
2020 2019
mean min. max. mean
Saskatchewan
Lentils, No. 1 Canada 82 28.0 25.9 31.3 27.8
Lentils, No. 2 Canada 98 27.3 25.2 29.6 27.2
Lentils, Extra No. 3 Canada 7 27.7 26.4 32.6 27.3
Lentils, No. 3 Canada 2 28.4 26.7 30.1 27.0
All grades 189 27.7 25.2 32.6 27.4
Alberta
Lentils, No. 1 Canada 1 29.3 29.3 29.3 27.5
Lentils, No. 2 Canada 10 28.1 26.7 29.2 27.8
Lentils, Extra No. 3 Canada 2 29.2 27.9 30.6 28.1
Lentils, No. 3 Canada NSFootnote 5 NS NS NS NS
All grades 13 28.4 26.7 30.6 27.8
Western Canada
Lentils, No. 1 Canada 83 28.0 25.9 31.3 27.8
Lentils, No. 2 Canada 110 27.4 25.2 29.6 27.3
Lentils, Extra No. 3 Canada 9 28.1 26.4 32.6 27.3
Lentils, No. 3 Canada 2 28.4 26.7 30.1 27.0
All grades 204 27.7 25.2 32.6 27.4
Table 2 Mean protein content for western Canadian red lentils by grade as at November 17, 2020
Grade No. of Samples
Footnote 2, Footnote 3, Footnote 4
Protein Content Footnote 1, %
2020 2019
mean min. max. mean
Saskatchewan
Lentils, No. 1 Canada 234 27.6 24.5 31.6 27.3
Lentils, No. 2 Canada 23 27.3 25.0 29.4 26.9
Lentils, Extra No. 3 Canada 3 26.7 25.8 27.8 26.7
Lentils, No. 3 Canada 5 27.0 26.1 28.5 26.9
All grades 265 27.6 24.5 31.6 27.2
Alberta
Lentils, No. 1 Canada 27 28.5 26.0 30.0 28.0
Lentils, No. 2 Canada 1 29.3 29.3 29.3 26.9
Lentils, Extra No. 3 Canada 1 29.3 29.3 29.3 29.3
Lentils, No. 3 Canada NSFootnote 5 NS NS NS NS
All grades 29 28.6 26.0 30.0 27.9
Western Canada
Lentils, No. 1 Canada 261 27.7 24.5 31.6 27.4
Lentils, No. 2 Canada 24 27.4 25.0 29.4 26.9
Lentils, Extra No. 3 Canada 4 27.4 25.8 29.3 26.8
Lentils, No. 3 Canada 5 27.0 26.1 28.5 26.9
All grades 294 27.7 24.5 31.6 27.3
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