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).


Fairtrade refers to all or any part of the activities of Fairtrade International eV, FLOCERT, Fairtrade producer networks, National Fairtrade Organizations and Fairtrade marketing organizations. Fairtrade is used to denote the product certification system operated by Fairtrade International/FLOCERT.

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