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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Pure Licensee

Companies that buy and sell finished Fairtrade products and have a License Agreement with a National Fairtrade Organisation or Fairtrade International. They are generally out of scope for Fairtrade Certification because they buy finished labelled and packaged products, but can apply for Pure Licensee verification.