Canadian Mustard Fact Sheet #1
An Ancient Spice that Packs a Punch
Provides an overview of the different types of mustard grown in Canada, chemical composition of mustard seed, fatty acid composition, multi-functional aspects of mustard.
Mustard is one of the oldest spices according to records dating back to 3000 BC. It was recognized for its therapeutic and condiment value, historically being used to treat scorpion bites and entomb kings.