Western Canadian canola, export quality data, June 2019

Canola, export quality data - Previous issue: May 2019

Each month during the crop year, the Canadian Grain Commission takes samples from export shipments of canola. The crop year is from August of a calendar year to July of the next calendar year.

The Canadian Grain Commission uses analytical tests to determine the export quality of Canadian canola. These tests are conducted according to standardized procedures and methods.

The Canadian Grain Commission maintains Canola, number 1 Canada, export quality graphs that visually represent the export quality data.

Monthly averages for each grade from all ports, June 2019

Quality Parameter Shipping period Canada number 1 Canada number 2 Canada number 1 NCCFootnote 3 Canada number 2 NCC Canada number 3 NCC
Dockage, % June 2019 1.71 1.70 3.00 ns 2.70
Crop year to date 1.73 1.80 2.97 ns 2.99
Previous crop year 1.83 ns 2.79 ns ns
Moisture,% June 2019 8.2 8.8 8.0 ns 8.8
Crop year to date 8.5 9.0 8.0 ns 8.9
Previous crop year 7.7 ns 7.8 ns ns
Oil contentFootnote 1 %, 8.5% m.b. June 2019 43.4 45.1 42.7 ns 43.4
Crop year to date 43.3 43.4 42.6 ns 43.3
Previous crop year 44.1 ns 44.0 ns ns
Protein content %, 8.5% m.b. June 2019 20.9 19.8 20.7 ns 19.4
Crop year to date 21.0 21.0 21.0 ns 19.4
Previous crop year 20.4 ns 20.3 ns ns
Oil-free protein content, per cent; 8.5% m.b. June 2019 39.7 39.0 38.8 ns 36.8
Crop year to date 39.8 39.9 38.3 ns 36.8
Previous crop year 39.4 ns 39.0 ns ns
Seed chlorophyll, mg/kg June 2019 25.2 38.5 29.3 ns 152.4
Crop year to date 20.7 33.7 20.7 ns 132.9
Previous crop year 14.5 ns 14.5 ns ns
GlucosinolatesFootnote 2, µmol/gram June 2019 10.0 9.9 11.3 ns 12.3
Crop year to date 10.5 10.5 10.4 ns 11.2
Previous crop year 11.4 ns 11.5 ns ns
Oleic Acid (C18:1) June 2019 63.4 62.6 63.2 ns 59.1
Crop year to date 63.7 63.2 63.9 ns 59.1
Previous crop year 62.8 ns 62.7 ns ns
Erucic acid (C22:1), % of total fatty acids June 2019 0.04 0.00 0.08 ns 0.00
Crop year to date 0.03 0.02 0.04 ns 0.00
Previous crop year 0.01 ns 0.03 ns ns
Linolenic acid (C18:3), % of total fatty acids June 2019 9.2 9.7 9.1 ns 11.0
Crop year to date 9.0 9.4 8.8 ns 11.0
Previous crop year 9.6 ns 9.6 ns ns
Saturated fatty acids % June 2019 6.7 6.7 6.7 ns 6.9
Crop year to date 6.6 6.6 6.7 ns 6.8
Previous crop year 6.6 ns 6.6 ns ns
Iodine value June 2019 112.0 113.2 112.0 ns 116.2
Crop year to date 111.7 112.5 111.2 ns 116.2
Previous crop year 113.1 ns 113.3 ns ns
Free fatty acids % June 2019 0.25 0.36 0.31 ns 0.86
Crop year to date 0.22 0.26 0.25 ns 0.70
Previous crop year 0.32 ns 0.49 ns ns
Number of cargoes represented June 2019 19 1 2 0 1
Crop year to date 196 12 11 0 2
Previous crop year 236 0 20 0 0
Tonnes represented June 2019 525,333 52300 70,710 0 8,465
Crop year to date 6,970,316 691,585 366,343 0 18,215
Previous crop year 8,831,568 0 781,221 0 0
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