Preliminary quality data of western Canadian lentils 2017

Table 1 Mean protein content for western Canadian green lentils by grade
Grade No. of SamplesFootnote 2 Footnote 3 Footnote 4 Protein contentFootnote 1, %
2017 2016
mean min. max. mean
Saskatchewan
Lentils, No. 1 Canada 41 26.2 25.1 28.2 27.3
Lentils, No. 2 Canada 144 25.5 22.6 27.3 27.0
Lentils, Extra No. 3 Canada 10 25.9 23.9 28.5 27.6
Lentils, No. 3 Canada NSFootnote 5 NS NS NS 27.5
All grades 195 25.7 22.6 28.5 27.3
Alberta
Lentils, No. 1 Canada 2 24.9 24.8 24.9 24.6
Lentils, No. 2 Canada 11 27.0 25.2 29.1 26.8
Lentils, Extra No. 3 Canada 5 26.8 25.8 27.6 NS
Lentils, No. 3 Canada NS NS NS NS NS
All grades 18 26.7 24.8 29.1 26.4
Western Canada
Lentils, No. 1 Canada 43 26.1 24.8 28.2 27.1
Lentils, No. 2 Canada 155 25.6 22.6 29.1 27.0
Lentils, Extra No. 3 Canada 15 26.2 23.9 28.5 27.6
Lentils, No. 3 Canada NS NS NS NS 27.5
All grades 213 25.8 22.6 29.1 27.2
Table 2 Mean protein content for western Canadian red lentils by grade
Grade No. of SamplesFootnote 2 Footnote 3 Footnote 4 Protein contentFootnote 1, %
2017 2016
mean min. max. mean
Saskatchewan
Lentils, No. 1 Canada 167 25.3 22.3 27.5 26.5
Lentils, No. 2 Canada 5 25.6 23.8 27.1 26.9
Lentils, Extra No. 3 Canada NSFootnote 5 NS NS NS 27.3
Lentils, No. 3 Canada NS NS NS NS 27.2
All grades 172 25.3 22.3 27.5 26.9
Alberta
Lentils, No. 1 Canada 34 26.2 24.2 29.2 26.4
Lentils, No. 2 Canada NS NS NS NS 27.4
Lentils, Extra No. 3 Canada NS NS NS NS 26.8
Lentils, No. 3 Canada NS NS NS NS NS
All grades 34 26.2 24.2 29.2 26.7
Western Canada
Lentils, No. 1 Canada 201 25.4 22.3 29.2 26.5
Lentils, No. 2 Canada 5 25.6 23.8 27.1 27.0
Lentils, Extra No. 3 Canada NS NS NS NS 27.3
Lentils, No. 3 Canada NS NS NS NS 27.2
All grades 206 25.4 22.3 29.2 27.0
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