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Canola crush hits new weekly record

CNS Canada — Canadian canola crushers hit a new weekly record during the second week of November, processing more than 200,000 tonnes of canola for the first time ever. The canola crush during the week ended Wednesday came in at 203,951 tonnes, according to the most recent Canadian Oilseed Processors Association report. The previous record […] Read more

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Canola crush running close to full capacity

CNS Canada — Canadian canola processors are running at close to full capacity, with a near record weekly crush posted during the week ended Wednesday. The weekly canola crush, during the week ending Sept. 21, hit 190,623 tonnes — the second largest on record, according to Canadian Oilseed Processors Association (COPA) data. Crushers were operating […] Read more



Canola seed, oil and meal. (Photo courtesy Canola Council of Canada)

Canola crush margins at best levels of year

CNS Canada — Canola crush margins have improved considerably over the past few weeks, to sit at some of their best levels of the past year. Crush margins provide an indication of the profitability of the product values relative to the seed cost when processing canola, with exchange rates also factoring into the equation. As […] Read more



Canola seed, oil and meal. (Photo courtesy Canola Council of Canada)

Weekly canola crush hits yearly low

CNS Canada — Canada’s weekly canola crush dropped sharply over the week ended Wednesday, but some of the decline is likely tied to an overstatement of what was processed the previous week. The weekly canola crush came in at only 110,909 tonnes, which compares with 180,078 tonnes the previous week, according to data from the […] Read more


Canola seed, oil and meal. (Photo courtesy Canola Council of Canada)

Canola crush hits new weekly record

CNS Canada — Canadian canola processors are running at close to full capacity, despite any softness in crush margins, with the weekly crush hitting its largest level ever, according to the latest data from the Canadian Oilseed Processors Association (COPA). The weekly canola crush hit 188,081 tonnes during the week ended Wednesday, topping the previous […] Read more

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Canola crush margins hit best levels in months

CNS Canada –– Canola crush margins have improved considerably over the past few weeks, hitting levels not seen in over six months, as vegetable oil prices rose and the Canadian dollar dropped. Crush margins provide an indication of the profitability of the product values relative to the seed cost when processing canola, with exchange rates […] Read more


Canola seed, oil and meal. (Photo courtesy Canola Council of Canada)

Weekly canola crush hits new record

CNS Canada –– Canola oil is flowing freely in Western Canada, with domestic processors crushing more canola in a single week than ever before, according to the latest data from the Canadian Oilseed Processors Association (COPA). The weekly canola crush hit 184,493 tonnes during the week ended Wednesday, which is more than 10,000 tonnes above […] Read more

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Weekly canola crush hits best level in over two months

CNS Canada –– Canada’s domestic canola processors are getting busier, with the latest crush data showing the most active week in two-and-a-half months. Capacity utilization during the week ended Wednesday climbed to 82.8 per cent, which compares with only 66.9 per cent the previous week, according to the latest report from the Canadian Oilseed Processors […] Read more