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 Organisation (WFTO).

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Fairtrade Payer

The buyers responsible for paying the Fairtrade Minimum Price or agreed commercial price and/or the Fairtrade Premium. Buyers must check their status as Fairtrade Payer with the Fairtrade Certifier.