Preliminary quality data of western Canadian lentils 2021-2022

Summary statistics by grade by province:

Table information:

  • Results are unlikely to represent samples harvested within 2 weeks of the date of this report
  • The number of samples may not reflect actual production distributions across grades
  • Samples were supplied by producers, through the Harvest Sample Program, and grain companies
Table 1 Mean protein content in (%)Footnote 1 for western Canadian green lentils by grade as of October 5, 2021
Grade Number of samples 2021 2020
Mean Minimum Maximum Mean
Saskatchewan
Lentils, No. 1 Canada 28 27.5 25.5 29.3 28.0
Lentils, No. 2 Canada 63 27.3 24.5 29.7 27.3
Lentils, Extra No. 3 Canada 16 27.1 21.7 28.8 28.0
Lentils, No. 3 Canada 10 27.5 26.2 28.5 27.9
All grades 117 27.3 21.7 29.7 27.7
Alberta
Lentils, No. 1 Canada NSFootnote 2 NSFootnote 2 NSFootnote 2 NSFootnote 2 29.3
Lentils, No. 2 Canada 10 26.5 25.5 28.4 28.1
Lentils, Extra No. 3 Canada 1 27.6 27.6 27.6 29.2
Lentils, No. 3 Canada 1 27.8 27.8 27.8 NSFootnote 2
All grades 12 26.7 25.5 28.4 28.3
Western Canada
Lentils, No. 1 Canada 28 27.5 25.5 29.3 28.1
Lentils, No. 2 Canada 73 27.2 24.5 29.7 27.4
Lentils, Extra No. 3 Canada 17 27.1 21.7 28.8 28.2
Lentils, No. 3 Canada 11 27.6 26.2 28.5 27.9
All grades 129 27.3 21.7 29.7 27.7
Table 2 Mean protein content in (%)Footnote 1 for western Canadian red lentils by grade as of October 5, 2021
Grade Number of samples 2021 2020
Mean Minimum Maximum Mean
Saskatchewan
Lentils, No. 1 Canada 128 27.6 26.1 30.8 27.7
Lentils, No. 2 Canada 22 27.2 25.9 28.6 27.3
Lentils, Extra No. 3 Canada 12 27.9 26.6 29.1 27.1
Lentils, No. 3 Canada 8 27.6 26.1 28.8 27.0
All grades 170 27.6 25.9 30.8 27.6
Alberta
Lentils, No. 1 Canada 17 27.2 22.8 28.6 27.2
Lentils, No. 2 Canada 4 26.5 26.1 26.9 26.5
Lentils, Extra No. 3 Canada NSFootnote 2 NSFootnote 2 NSFootnote 2 NSFootnote 2 29.3
Lentils, No. 3 Canada NSFootnote 2 NSFootnote 2 NSFootnote 2 NSFootnote 2 NSFootnote 2
All grades 21 27.1 22.8 28.6 28.6
Western Canada
Lentils, No. 1 Canada 145 27.6 22.8 30.8 27.7
Lentils, No. 2 Canada 26 27.1 25.9 28.6 27.4
Lentils, Extra No. 3 Canada 12 27.9 26.6 29.1 27.5
Lentils, No. 3 Canada 8 27.6 26.1 28.8 27.0
All grades 191 27.5 22.8 30.8 27.7
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