Preliminary quality data of western Canadian flaxseed 2017

Table 1 Protein content of 2017 Canadian flaxseed
Province NI Protein %
Number of Samples Mean Standard deviation
Flaxseed, No. 1 Canada
Manitoba 30 21.8 1.7
Saskatchewan 196 22.8 1.8
Alberta and British Columbia 33 24.5 2.4
Western Canada 259 22.9 2.0
Flaxseed, No. 2 Canada
Saskatchewan 5 22.6 1.3
Alberta and British Columbia 1 19.1 NSFootnote 1
Western Canada 6 22.0 1.7
Flaxseed, No. 3 Canada
Saskatchewan 2 22.6 NS
Western Canada 2 22.6 NS
All grades
Manitoba 30 21.8 1.7
Saskatchewan 203 22.8 1.8
Alberta and British Columbia 34 24.4 2.6
Western Canada 267 22.9 2.0
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