Australian Oilseed Quality Overview. Grain Quality Forums – March/April 2014. Oilseed Quality – what the market wants. What is important to a oilseed processor?. Oil Content (High) Protein Content (High) Moisture (Low) Admixture/ foreign material (Low) Weight (kg/Hl ) (High)
Grain Quality Forums – March/April 2014
Heated seed produces dark oil with high ffa and is like a bottle of wine that has gone off.
Heated seed is generally a result of high moisture seed being put into storage.
When the oil is dark (as seen in the bottle on the left) it is generally an indication of high oxidation and severe degradation of the oil quality.
Heated Oil Vs Normal Oil
(Both samples are crude canola)
Protein Levels (% Seed)
Oil Levels (% Seed)
Canola Oil Quality
C18:1 (% in Oil)
C18:2 (% in Oil)
C18:3 (% in Oil)
Total Sats(% in Oil)
Iodine Value (% in Oil)
Australian Canola has: