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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Core requirements

The core requirements reflect the Fair Trade principles, and all producers within small producer organizations and contract production set-ups, as well as traders must comply with the core requirements to become Fairtrade certified.

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