Preliminary quality data of western Canadian mustard in 2018

Summary Statistics by Grade by Province:

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 distributions across grades.
  • Samples were supplied by producers and grain companies.

As of January 9, 2019

Table 1. Preliminary quality data of Western Canadian Oriental Mustard in 2018
Grade/Province No. of samples Oil content %Footnote1 Protein content %Footnote2 Glucosinolate content
µmole/gFootnote3
2018 2017 2018 2017 2018 2017
Mean Min. Max. Mean Mean Min. Max. Mean Mean Min. Max. Mean
No. 1 Saskatchewan 26 39.2 35.0 43.4 41.6 29.0 22.9 31.7 26.6 125 43 152 112
Alberta 6 37.1 32.5 40.6 37.7 30.0 26.3 32.8 29.9 133 125 142 133
Western Canada 32 38.8 32.5 43.4 40.5 29.2 22.9 32.8 27.5 126 43 152 118
No. 2 Western Canada 5 40.2 36.2 42.1 41.7 28.0 25.2 30.3 26.2 129 123 141 108
No. 3 Western Canada 3 38.9 37.0 40.3 37.6 29.2 27.0 31.2 28.6 127 122 133 148
No. 4 Western Canada 2 37.4 35.9 38.9 44.3 30.8 30.1 31.5 24.9 135 130 140 111
Sample Western Canada 2 39.6 38.6 40.6 42.6 27.6 26.9 28.2 25.5 126 123 129 102
Table 2. Preliminary quality data of Western Canadian Brown Mustard in 2018
Grade/Province No. of samples Oil content %Footnote1 Protein content %Footnote2 Glucosinolate content
µmole/gFootnote3
2018 2017 2018 2017 2018 2017
Mean Min. Max. Mean Mean Min. Max. Mean Mean Min. Max. Mean
No. 1 Manitoba 1 36.9 - - - 27.8 - - - 70 - - -
Saskatchewan 43 35.2 31.0 39.3 35.9 30.0 26.0 33.2 29.3 112 88 128 109
Alberta 2 35.0 33.3 36.3 35.2 30.9 29.2 32.2 28.7 108 104 112 104
Western Canada 46 35.2 31.0 39.3 35.9 30.0 26.0 33.2 29.3 111 70 128 108
No. 2 Western Canada 6 34.5 33.3 39.0 34.3 30.7 24.9 31.8 29.9 116 104 123 105
No. 3 Western Canada 1 33.4 - - 34.5 31.5 - - 30.4 123 - - 122
Sample Western Canada 1 36.4 - - 36.8 28.1 - - 27.8 98 - - 97
Table 3. Preliminary quality data of western Canadian Yellow Mustard in 2018
Grade/Province No. of samples Oil content %Footnote1 Protein content %Footnote2
2018 2017 2018 2017
Mean Min. Max. Mean Mean Min. Max. Mean
No. 1 Saskatchewan 38 27.3 23.3 32.4 28.1 34.6 27.9 38.9 33.0
Alberta 36 27.3 22.9 32.8 26.2 34.7 27.7 40.7 35.6
Western Canada 74 27.3 22.9 32.8 27.1 34.7 27.7 40.7 34.5
No. 2 Western Canada 19 26.3 23.0 31.0 29.0 36.0 29.3 39.1 32.8
No. 3 Western Canada 13 27.5 22.5 31.7 29.6 34.3 28.5 40.4 32.0
No. 4 Western Canada 23 29.6 24.2 34.7 28.4 32.4 24.7 38.3 33.1
Sample Western Canada 11 26.7 22.9 32.3 29.2 34.8 28.9 38.7 32.4
Date modified: