Quality of Canadian soybean export shipments

Previous crop year averages for each grade, from all ports from August 1, 2021 to July 31, 2022.

Crop year date averages for each grade, from all ports from August 1, 2022 to October 31, 2022.

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

August 1, 2022 to October 31, 2022

Quality parameter Testing period No. 2 Canada Yellow No. 2 Canada Yellow NCC
Dockage, % Crop year to date 0.9 NSFootnote 1
Minimum 0.3
Maximum 1.6
Moisture, % Crop year to date 11.9 NS
Minimum 12.2
Maximum 13.1
Seed chlorophyll, mg/kg Crop year to date 0.7 NS
Minimum 0.2
Maximum 1.1
Oil contentFootnote 2, %; dry matter basis Crop year to date 22.1 NS
Minimum 20.9
Maximum 22.4
Protein content, %; dry matter basis Crop year to date 38.6 NS
Minimum 38.0
Maximum 43.2
Oil contentFootnote 2, %; 13% moisture basis Crop year to date 19.2 NS
Minimum 18.2
Maximum 19.5
Protein content, %; 13% moisture basis Crop year to date 33.6 NS
Minimum 33.0
Maximum 37.5
Protein, Oil Free (Meal Protein), %; 13% moisture basis Crop year to date 43.1 NS
Minimum 41.7
Maximum 48.4
Palmitic acid (C16:0), % of total fatty acids Crop year to date 10.6 NS
Minimum 10.4
Maximum 10.9
Stearic acid (C18:0), % of total fatty acids Crop year to date 4.1 NS
Minimum 3.8
Maximum 4.3
Oleic acid (C18:1), % of total fatty acids Crop year to date 20.6 NS
Minimum 20.0
Maximum 25.0
Linoleic acid (C18:2), % of total fatty acids Crop year to date 54.7 NS
Minimum 51.7
Maximum 55.5
Linolenic acid (C18:3), % of total fatty acids Crop year to date 8.4 NS
Minimum 7.2
Maximum 8.9
Iodine value Crop year to date 134.9 NS
Minimum 130.2
Maximum 135.7
Free fatty acids, % Crop year to date 0.11 NS
Minimum 0.05
Maximum 0.62
Number of cargoes represented Crop year to date 24 91
Previous crop year 91 5
Tonnes represented Crop year to date 494,744 142,560
Previous crop year 3,167,987 142,560
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