Oil content of Canada western flaxseed as at December 8, 2016

Table information:

  • Results are unlikely to represent samples harvested within two weeks of the date of this report.
  • The "Number of Samples" figures may not reflect actual production distribution across grades.
  • “NSD” in the “Standard Deviation” column indicates no standard deviation due to an insufficient number of samples received.
  • All samples supplied by producers and grain companies.
Canada western flaxseed - Oil content¹, % as at December 8, 2016
Province Number of samples Mean Standard deviation
¹ Oil content is determined by near-infrared measurements calibrated against the FOSFA extraction reference method and is expressed on a dry basis.
² NSD indicates no standard deviation due to insufficient number of samples received.
1 CW
Manitoba 24 46.9 1.3
Saskatchewan 144 46.4 1.4
Alberta and B.C. 25 45.0 2.3
Western Canada 193 46.3 1.6
2 CW
Saskatchewan 3 46.1 NSD2
Alberta and B.C. 1 44.5 NSD2
Western Canada 4 45.7 NSD2
3 CW
Saskatchewan 2 45.8 NSD2
Western Canada 2 45.8 NSD2
All grades
Manitoba 24 46.9 1.3
Saskatchewan 149 46.4 1.4
Alberta and B.C. 26 45.0 2.3
Western Canada 199 46.2 1.6