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 30 46.5 1.5
Saskatchewan 196 46.3 1.5
Alberta and B.C. 33 45.3 2.2
Western Canada 259 46.2 1.6
2 CW
Saskatchewan 5 46.4 0.5
Alberta and B.C. 1 44.5 NSD2
Western Canada 6 46.1 0.9
3 CW
Saskatchewan 2 45.8 NSD2
Western Canada 2 45.8 NSD2
All grades
Manitoba 30 46.5 1.5
Saskatchewan 203 46.3 1.5
Alberta and B.C. 34 45.3 2.2
Western Canada 267 46.2 1.6