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Grocery & Gourmet Foods

Amazon limits the addition of new sellers in certain categories to ensure that customers are able to buy with confidence from all sellers on Amazon. The requirements for selling in the Grocery & Gourmet Food category reflect customer concerns about product quality, product branding and consumer safety.

Sellers must meet the requirements listed below to sell products in the Grocery & Gourmet Food category. Please take the time to read this list of requirements and consult our Help pages if you have questions about specific policies. Once you have reviewed the category requirements, you can apply for approval by clicking the Request Approval button at the bottom of the page.

Seller requirements

  • You must be registered as a seller on the Professional Selling plan.
  • You must meet the following seller performance targets:
    • Order defect rate: < 1%
    • Pre-fulfilment cancel rate: < 2.5%
    • Late shipment rate: < 4%
  • You must provide us with acceptable documentation (such as product invoices) and other information we request about the products you intend to sell. After you've requested approval to sell in the Grocery & Gourmet Food category, we will contact you with additional information.
  • You are not required to have your own company website, but if you have one, it will be helpful for us to review it during the application process.

Next step

If you are able to meet all of the requirements listed above, click the Request Approval button below. By clicking the button, you are confirming that you have reviewed the requirements above and that you want to apply to sell in the Grocery & Gourmet Food category. We will contact you to request additional required information, after you submit your request to sell.

Request approval

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