Product Standard for Small-scale Producer Organizations
This standard covers the purchase and sale of cereals. Fairtrade cereals are all varieties of cereals for which Fairtrade prices exist.
Cereals / Cereales / Céréales
(applicable from 15 May 2016)
The Fairtrade Standard for Cereals covers the requirements which are specific to cereals producers and traders.
Fairtrade cereals producers must comply with either the Fairtrade Standard for Small-scale Producer Organizations or the Fairtrade Standard for Contract Production (only for rice from India and amaranth as rotational crop) and the Fairtrade Standard for Cereals. For producers this standard complements, and should be read together with, the Fairtrade Standard for Small Producer Organizations or the Fairtrade Standard for Contract Production.
Fonio, rice, quinoa, amaranth, millet. Secondary products and their derivatives of these are also covered.
Standard for Small-scale producer organizations
This product-specific standard applies to small-scale producer organizations as explained here. Together, the Fairtrade Standard for Small-scale Producer Organizations and the product standard above define the terms of trade. Please read both documents for further guidance.
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.