If you feel that the world of Fair Trade has its very own language – don’t fret! We’ll keep you in the know!

With this glossary we’ll guide you through the common technical terms used by FLOCERT, Fairtrade International and the World Fair Trade Organisation (WFTO).

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Core requirements

The core requirements reflect the Fair Trade principles. All producers within Small-scale Producer Organisations and Contract Production set-ups, as well as Traders, must comply with the core requirements to become Fairtrade-certified.