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If you feel that the world of Fair Trade has its very own language – do not worry! With this glossary we would like to guide you through the specific technical terms used by FLOCERT, Fairtrade International and the World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO).

Supply chain

A supply chain comprises business entities involved in the supply and purchase of materials, goods or services from raw materials to the final product. In contrast to the chain of custody, the focus is on transforming the product and creating added value.

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