If you feel that the world of Fair Trade has its very own language – do not worry! With this glossary we would like to guide you through the specific technical terms used by FLOCERT, Fairtrade International and the World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO).


An affiliate is a producer organization (eg 1st grade, 2nd grade or plantation) that operates under an umbrella body such as a 2nd- (or 3rd-) grade organization or multi estate which is involved in the production of Fairtrade products.

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