This product-specific standard applies (whole or in part) to contract production organizations as explained here. Together, the Fairtrade Standard for Contract Production and the product standard above define the terms of trade. Please read both documents for further guidance.
Product Standard for Contract Production
This standard applies to all Fairtrade vegetable producers and all companies that buy and sell Fairtrade vegetables.
For Contract Production, this standard applies to rotational crops.
Vegetables / Vegetales / Légumes
(applicable from 1 November 2016)
EN | Fairtrade Standard for Vegetables
ES | Criterio de Comercio Justo Fairtrade para Vegetales
FR | Standard du Commerce Equitable Fairtrade pour les légumes
The Fairtrade Standard for Vegetables covers the requirements which are specific to vegetable producers and traders.
Fairtrade vegetable producers must comply with the Fairtrade Standard for Small-scale Producer Organizations or the Fairtrade Standard for Contract Production (for rotational crops) and the Fairtrade Standard for Vegetables. For producers this standard complements, and should be read together with, the Fairtrade Standard for Small-scale Producer Organizations or the Fairtrade Standard for Contract Production.
For Contract Production, products covered should be rotational crops. Fairtrade Vegetables include all varieties of fresh vegetables, edible roots and tubers and pulses for which Fairtrade Prices exist.
Artichokes, asparagus, baby corn, beet, broccoli, cabbage, carrot, cauliflower, celery, chard, cucumber, eggplant, garlic, hearts, leek, lettuce, potatoes, onion, palm, pumpkins, green beans, green peas, peppers, pulses, radish, shallots, spinach, squash, sweet potatoes, tomatoes, zucchinis, others
Does your company want to trade this Fairtrade product?
Aspects of this product standard also apply to companies that wish to trade with producers. The product standard above works in conjunction with the Fairtrade Trader Standard to outline the terms of trade for this product.