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!

Primary product

A primary product is an agricultural or non-agricultural product as it is extracted or harvested. Fairtrade Minimum Price and/or Premium are generally set for the primary product.

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