Canadian Eastern

Soft Red Winter

This soft, low-protein wheat is ideal for cakes, pastry, cereal, crackers, biscuits and filling. It’s easy to mill and typically has a high flour yield that is bright and creamy in colour.

Executive Summary


2.1 MT

Wheat Grown in Canada


Advice from an expert

Advice from an expert

Overall quality is great this year, very low fusarium damage. Production at it’s highest in five years

Grading Factors

Grading Factors

No. 1 and No. 2 are above 90%.



Protein levels ideal, and gluten strength slightly stronger than last year

Milling Quality

Milling Quality

Milling yields are at acceptable levels. Very healthy Falling Number, above 350 seconds

Application Performance

Application Performance

Easy-to-manage, versatile product and easy handling during production. Seamless transition to this year from last year’s crop quality




Excellent overall wheat quality with over 90% grading above No. 2.

No. 1
No. 2
No. 3
Milling Quality


Milling Quality

No. 2 or better

Test Weight

78.0 kg/hL

Improvement from last year

Weight per 1,000 Kernels

32.3 g

Slight reduction from last year

Ash content


Slight reduction from last year

Millling Flour Yield


Comparable to last year

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Baking Analysis

CESRW is a soft red winter wheat with low protein, which makes it ideally suited for cakes, pastry, cereal, crackers, biscuits and filling.

Sugar snap cookie method

No. 2 or better

Cookie width (W)


Cookie thickness (T)


W/T ratio


Cookie Spread Factor


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More than just sugar cookies


Baked or fried pastry turnovers with a savoury filling, empanadas are common in Latin America, Southern Europe, and the Philippines.

West African Lime Cake

This light and zesty traditional dessert is made with flour, sugar, butter, eggs, lime and garnished with chopped peanuts.


These fried dough fritters are popular snacks across Latin America. Some are stuffed with a savoury filling while others have a sweet topping.

Advice from an expert

Paolo Santangelo

Director of Grain Quality


Seamless transition from a great quality 2019 crop to another quality 2020 crop.

Improved Viscosity

Ideal for nice crumb structure in cakes. The improved viscosity will allow for easier incorporation of air into the batter.

Great quality wheat

With low instances of fusarium damage and high falling number wheat, millers will enjoy the benefits of a secure supply of great quality CESRW wheat without any worries.

Bakes great cookies

With the ability to produce a thicker cookie and still getting the required cookie spread, the versatility of the flour milled from CESRW is very high with 2020 crop.

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We grow and harvest better due to modern farming practices, Canada’s natural advantage and regulation from the Canadian Grain Commission (CGC) which sets high standards for clean, consistent quality.


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Current management practices provide a better and healthier farming environment than previous generations. Modern protocols like conservation tillage and capturing or sequestration of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere to slow or reverse atmospheric CO2 pollution to mitigate and reverse global warming keeps sustainability at the forefront of farming.

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