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Which Canadian invention is one of the world's most consumed edible oils?

'It's a big crop; big business.'

Canada 2017

October 23, 2017

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Did you know "canola" is a portmanteau word combining "Canada" with "ola," which in Latin refers to oil?  3:05

It's no coincidence that the name canola is a portmanteau word combining "Canada" with "ola," which in Latin refers to oil.

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This incredible Canadian invention accounts for one third of all the edible oil consumed in the world! 

Chef Ricardo Larrivée visits grower Chuck Fossay in Starbuck, Man. (25 minutes from Winnipeg) to learn about canola's global success — and how his big crop is big business.