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).

Multi estate (ME)

Companies that structurally depend on hired labour and are composed of more than one plantation with independent administration are called multi estates. A central management body is responsible for the labour conditions of the workers on all of the plantations.

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