Canola

Underutilized & abundant source of high-quality protein with good functionality
protein nutrition
allergenicity
flavor
functionality
crop supply
= excellent = good = fair = low = poor

Dry composition

sourcing

  • Protein is abundant oilseed byproduct
  • Currently used mainly as animal feed
  • Grows in drier areas, soil type tolerant
  • Genetically modified crop
  • Phenolics need costly removal

nutrition

  • PDCAAS 0.93
  • Omega-9 fatty acids
  • Allergenicity: labelled as possible allergen in Europe and Canada

properties

  • Napins foam & cruciferins gel
  • Good solubility, water binding, emulsification, foaming, gelation
  • Phenolics give dark color & astringency

applications

  • Sausages
  • Mayonnaise (hydrolyzed meal)