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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Master Operator

The term master operators is used for certified companies that have subcontracted other companies to handle the Fairtrade product and which are therefore registered as additional entities under the Master operator’s certificate.

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