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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If a customer does not adhere to certification requirements (e.g. Non-Conformity with Major Criteria) or contractual obligations, FLOCERT may suspend the customer’s certificate in order to give the customer the opportunity to make corrections.