Grocery is the fastest growing category on Amazon.in. If you are a supplier or a manufacturer of grocery* products, here's how you can sell them on Amazon.in and reach crores of customers across India. If you are able to deliver grocery products to customers in nearby pincodes, you may be interested in Local Shops on Amazon.
*Please note that in this page only refers to Food and Beverage products which can be stored/transported at ambient temperature and with shelf life>=3months and is intended to be listed under the ‘Grocery & Gourmet Foods’ category on amazon.in.
Units of grocery products are sold per day on Amazon.in
Year-on-year potential growth in this category on Amazon.in
Increase in sales that grocery sellers have seen during festive sales
To display your products on Amazon.in for customers to purchase, you need to list them from your Seller Central account by either:
Adding a new offer by matching or scan the product barcode or ISBN using the Seller App
(if the grocery is available on Amazon)
Create a new listing by uploading product images and fill in the details
(for new brands of grocery not currently listed on Amazon)
*Please note that in order to list your product, you will be required to provide the following details, and your listing will be reviwed before they can be taken live:
You will be required to provide your FSSAI license details as well as a declaration that you are compliant with the food safety standards prescribed by FSSAI.
If you intend to list any organic food products, you need to have a valid 'National Programme for Organic Production' (NPOP) Certificate or 'Participatory Guarantee System for India (PGS-India) Certificate. In the case of imported organic food products, a certificate from an approved organic certification body of that country/region of origin is required.
Products listed in the 'Grocery and Gourmet Foods' category should follow prescribed Food Safety And Standard Act and Regulations and shall have a minimum shelf life of 3 months, and can be stored/transported at ambient temperature.
The scope of the license should include all food products and/or food product categories that you intend to list.
Products & product categories included in the "Negative List" should not be listed.
Products/product category included in the "Negative List" below should not be listed:
- Kuttu Atta/Buck wheat flour: - Whole Nutmeg - Products that need cold chain/freezing (except the selection sold on Amazon.in now) - Milk Powder without mandatory BIS certification - Packaged Natural Mineral Water and Packaged Drinking Water without mandatory BIS certification - Genetically modified foods or food with genetically modified ingredients/GMOs - Beef or products containing beef as ingredient in any form - Chocolates with liquor - Milk and milk products from China - Food products with misleading health claims/nutrition claims - Imported food products on the prohibited list or from the prohibited source and the restricted list as notified by the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) - Products containing Hemp seed as an ingredient
Types of grocery you can sell on Amazon
Deliver to customer
Once your product receives an order, you will need to deliver it to the customer. There are many ways to do this:
Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA)
Amazon stores, packs & delivers your products. Products on FBA are Prime eligible.
Easy Ship (ES)
You store & pack your products, Amazon delivers
You store, pack & deliver your products
Get paid every 7 days
You will get paid for your delivered orders in 7-day payment cycles after deducting the Amazon fees, with funds deposited directly into your bank account.
Here is the fees charged for a sell price of ₹ 300, assuming package weight is 750gms, shipped regionally by Easy Ship