Explanatory note on current standard
(Updated February 2019 following price review)
ES | Documento explicativo (próximamente)
FR | Note explicative (arrive bientôt)
Interpretation note and receipt template
(Was valid until 25 Februar 2019)
EN | Fairtrade Standard for Cocoa (former)
ES | Criterio de Comercio Justo Fairtrade para Cacao (anterior)
FR | Standard du Commerce Equitable Fairtrade pour le cacao (précédent)
For information on the changes of former version, please see the following main changes document.
Guidance documents on productivity and quality improvement
Fairtrade International offers the following guidance documents as a complement for the Fairtrade Cocoa Standard.
The following guidance document on productivity and quality improvements is designed as a support document for cocoa producer organizations. It provides an explanation on what productivity and/or quality improvement is and what investments this may require, as well as additional information on the reporting of these investments. This document relates to section 4.3.7 and 4.3.8 of the Fairtrade Standard for Cocoa for Small Producer Organizations.
Cocoa Fairtrade Minimum Price Differential announcement
Updated announcement 06 October 2020
Information on the Fairtrade Minimum Price Differential for Cocoa for deliveries between 01 October 2020 and 31 March 2021
Original announcement April 2020
Information on the Fairtrade Minimum Price Differential for Cocoa for deliveries between 01 April 2020 and 30 September 2020