Preliminary quality data of western Canadian flaxseed 2017

Table 1 Iodine value of 2017 Canadian flaxseed
Province NI Iodine value %
Number of Samples Mean Standard deviation
Flaxseed, No. 1 Canada
Manitoba 30 193.8 3.8
Saskatchewan 196 192.5 4.7
Alberta and British Columbia 33 188.9 6.2
Western Canada 259 192.2 5.0
Flaxseed, No. 2 Canada
Saskatchewan 5 191.2 1.8
Alberta and British Columbia 1 195.5 NSFootnote 1
Western Canada 6 191.9 2.3
Flaxseed, No. 3 Canada
Saskatchewan 2 192.2 NS
Western Canada 2 192.2 NS
All grades
Manitoba 30 193.8 3.8
Saskatchewan 203 192.4 4.7
Alberta and British Columbia 34 189.1 6.2
Western Canada 267 192.2 5.0
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