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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Suspension of certification

If a customer does not adhere to certification requirements (e.g. non-conformity with major criteria) or contractual obligations, FLOCERT may suspend the certificate of the customer to give opportunity to the customer for corrections.

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