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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Small-scale Producer Organisation

Legally registered organisation of farmers who are not structurally dependent on permanent hired labour and who manage their production activity mainly with family workforce and who are either in the process of application / certification or certified according to the Standard for Small-Scale Producer Organisations (