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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Master Operator

Master Operator describes a certified entity that covers Additional Entities, Affiliates or Associates under its Fairtrade certificate. In the context of Trader Corporate Certification it is the entity where the main contact person for FLOCERT is located and the Documentary Audit takes place.