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).


Learn about the wor(l)ds of Fair Trade below!


Fairtrade refers to all or any part of the activities of Fairtrade International eV, FLOCERT, Fairtrade producer networks, National Fairtrade Organisations and Fairtrade marketing organisations. Fairtrade is used to denote the product certification system operated by Fairtrade International/FLOCERT.

Find out more about Fairtrade certification.

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