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).

Learn about the wor(l)ds of Fair Trade below!

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World shop

A world shop is an independent retailer and/or importer who sells fair trade products. They are united in their aim to bring about fundamental changes in the status of producers through fair trade retailing and campaigning.