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Glossary

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).

 

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

Main Fairtrade product

A main product is the principal product that comes out of a production process. The term “production process” applies to both agricultural production and agro-industrial processing. The Fairtrade minimum price and/or premium are paid on the main product.

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