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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Small customer (set-up: trader)

A small customer is a subcategory of a Fairtrade trader, if complying with all following requirements:

The customer does not categorize as a Fairtrade Minimum Price or Fairtrade Premium payer
The customer is not a conveyor
The customer’s annual global turnover (including non-Fairtrade activities) does not exceed 5 million Euros.

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