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!


FLOCERT GmbH is the independent Fairtrade certification body offering Fairtrade certification services to clients in more than 120 countries. FLOCERT GmbH, a private limited company, evaluates Fairtrade certification applications, verifies compliance with the Fairtrade Standards during audits, and decides whether Fairtrade certification can be granted or not. Certificates are issued as proof of successful Fairtrade certification, and as authorization to trade Fairtrade products. FLOCERT GmbH holds an ISO17065 accreditation and follows best practice in all of its certification operations.

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