This article applies to selling in: Australia

Grocery & Gourmet Foods

Amazon limits the addition of new sellers in certain categories to ensure a high level of quality so that customers are able to buy with confidence from all Amazon sellers. To sell Grocery & Gourmet Food, you must meet the requirements listed below. While our site-wide selling guidelines still apply, bear the additional requirements for this category in mind.

Seller requirements

  • You must be registered as a seller on the Professional Selling on Amazon program.
  • You must have an inventory of more than one product in this category.
  • You must have a return delivery address in the local country or provide free delivery.
  • You must be able to provide local language support for customer service in the marketplace in which the sale is intended.
  • Your own company website is not required, but it is helpful to use for review during the application process.
  • You must provide acceptable documentation (for example, valid invoices) and other information that we request about the products that you intend to sell.

Product requirements

  • The products that you sell must be new.
  • All products must be intended for sale within Australia and comply with all laws and regulations of Australia.

Document requirements:

Submit the invoices for one grocery product showing:

  • Dated within 180 days.
  • Include your name and address.
  • Include the name and address of the manufacturer or distributor.
  • Show the combined purchase of at least 10 units.
  • Remove pricing information (optional).
  • Note that we may verify your submitted documentation by contacting product vendors you identify in your application.

Submit product pictures for one represented grocery product with below information specified:

  • Are live photos, rather than computer generated images.
  • Clearly display all side of the product or its packaging.
  • Include model number, product name, or both.
  • Include the name and physical location of the business or manufacturer.
  • The label must be in the country’s local language (English).
  • Must contain net weight and or net quantity information on the label.
  • Must contain the expiration date information with the format of DD/MM/YY (or DD/MM/YYYY).
  • Must contain nutrition information on the label.
  • Must contain advisory statements, warning statements, and declarations (if applicable).

Submit self-declaration by following below guidance:

  • Submit the declaration demonstrating “I will adhere to the requirements outlined on Seller Central and all applicable laws and regulations regarding food products in Australia”
  • The declaration must be printed on the seller’s letter head
  • The declaration must contain the name of the seller
  • The declaration must contain a signature which could be physical or digital one
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