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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Product form

The product form describes the processed form of a product and is not limited to forms mentioned in the Fairtrade Standards. The form can vary up to the point of the product becoming a final consumer end product, eg linen, a T-shirt.

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