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 Organization (WFTO).


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An affiliate is a producer organization (eg 1st grade, 2nd grade or plantation) that operates under an umbrella body such as a 2nd- (or 3rd-) grade organization or multi estate which is involved in the production of Fairtrade products.

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