Once canola is harvested, it can be transported to store in a grain bin. Farmers may sell their canola to an elevator. The canola may be sold and transported to a crushing plant. Saskatchewan has 5 canola crushing plants. These plants work at turning the canola seeds into different products including canola meal, canola oil, canola seed, and other agri-food exports. These products are then packaged and transported to grocery stores or retail stores in order to be purchased by customers.
Canola grown in Saskatchewan can be imported by countries including China, Japan, Mexico, Pakistan, United States, South Korea, Chile, and Thailand. The grain is taken from elevators on trains and put onto ships to transport to these international countries that buy Canadian grain.