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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Under certain circumstances (e.g. non-fullfillment of corrective measures, non-payment of fees), the certificate of a customer may be withdrawn. After decertification the customer is not allowed to sign new Fairtrade contracts nor is a decertified customer allowed to fulfill existing contracts.

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