Fresh fruit

Product Standard for Small-scale Producer Organizations

This standard covers the purchase and sale of fresh fruit in their primary form. This includes fresh fruit for export and fresh fruit sold for further processing.

Fresh Fruit / Fruta Fresca / Fruits frais

Fairtrade Fresh Fruit are all varieties of fresh fruit for which Fairtrade Prices exist. This includes bananas, wine grapes and all other fresh fruit.

Product standard

(in effect since 1 April 2018)

EN | Fairtrade Standard for Fresh Fruit

ES | Criterio de Comercio Justo Fairtrade para Fruta Fresca

FR | Standard du Commerce Equitable Fairtrade pour les fruits frais

PT | Critério do Comércio Justo para Fruta Fresca

This Fairtrade Standard for Fresh Fruit covers the requirements which are specific to fresh fruit small producers and traders.

Fairtrade fresh fruit producers must comply with both the Fairtrade Standard for Small Producer Organizations and the Fairtrade Standard for Fresh Fruit. For producers this standard complements, and should be read together with, the Fairtrade Standard for Small Producer Organizations.

Açai, apples, apricots, avocadoes, baby bananas, bananas, baobab, blackcurrant, blueberries, cherries, dates, dragon fruits, grapefruit, langsats, lemons, limes, lychees, mangoes, mangosteens, marula, melons, mini watermelons, nectarines, oranges, papayas, passion fruit, peaches, pears, physalis, pineapples, plantains, plums, pomegranates, prickly pears, rambutans, raspberries, redcurrant, snake fruit, soft citrus (satsumas, clementines, mandarins, tangerines), soursops, strawberry, table grapes, watermelons, wine grapes, others

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.