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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Unannounced Audit

FLOCERT Audit that takes place without prior announcement in order to assess what is happening at the customer’s site during a “typical” day, in contrast to the potentially artificial environment created for an Announced Audit.