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).


A plantation is an agricultural company that structurally depends on hired labour. It is a single estate that might comprise of single or multiple production sites, but only one central management and administration body.

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