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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A plantation is an agricultural company that structurally depends on hired labour. It is a single estate that might comprise of single or multiple production sites, but only one central management and administration body.

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