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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Processing plants

Processing plants are those plants in the ownership of or subcontracted by an organization where the raw and intermediate product is transformed into a product with higher value.

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