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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Fairtrade Product-specific Standards

The Fairtrade Product-specific Standards are requirements that apply to a specific product category, in addition to the Fairtrade Generic Standards. Product-specific Standards supersede Fairtrade Generic Standards if any contradictions occur.

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