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I have a feed for food and drink products, and I want to ensure other options (i.e. other flavours) appear for each product in a certain item_group_id. I added an extra column (I used 'color' because competitors use this dimensions); however, other options are not appearing under ads.

 

Must I take additional steps to ensure other options show?

 

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there are a few steps that may help google show such options:

(a) submit accurate and exact global-trade-data, from the manufacturer,
for the exact, specific, item-offer being sold and shipped to the user --

submit accurate gtin, brand, and mpn, from the manufacturer.

(b) adding such details, for each variant, to the end of the description --
in plain text, without any special characters or symbols, using plain,

standard punctuation, in a well-structured format, may sometimes help;
e.g.
Description of physical item offer. Flavor style: banana; color: yellow.

(c) as was indicated, submit proper, identical, item_group_id and a proper,
unique, variant attribute value, to all items within each variant group.

 

(d) if applicable, add color to the structured-data on the

link landing-page and be certain only one variant is either

preselected on the page, or on a separate page.

 

(e) have a common-part and a variant-part for each variant title; e.g.

Xyz Sparkling Juice, Banana Flavor, 8.4 Fl Oz, 12 Pack
Xyz Sparkling Juice, Cherry Flavor, 8.4 Fl Oz, 12 Pack

however, google does not, in any way, guarantee that
such information will be added -- all formatting and
display of shopping-ads and any related information

are purely at google's discretion; currently, there is
no way for merchants to force such details to show
and google has not documented any such steps.

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Accepted by Emmanuel F (Top Contributor)
October

Adding Other Options

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Top Contributor
# 2
Top Contributor

there are a few steps that may help google show such options:

(a) submit accurate and exact global-trade-data, from the manufacturer,
for the exact, specific, item-offer being sold and shipped to the user --

submit accurate gtin, brand, and mpn, from the manufacturer.

(b) adding such details, for each variant, to the end of the description --
in plain text, without any special characters or symbols, using plain,

standard punctuation, in a well-structured format, may sometimes help;
e.g.
Description of physical item offer. Flavor style: banana; color: yellow.

(c) as was indicated, submit proper, identical, item_group_id and a proper,
unique, variant attribute value, to all items within each variant group.

 

(d) if applicable, add color to the structured-data on the

link landing-page and be certain only one variant is either

preselected on the page, or on a separate page.

 

(e) have a common-part and a variant-part for each variant title; e.g.

Xyz Sparkling Juice, Banana Flavor, 8.4 Fl Oz, 12 Pack
Xyz Sparkling Juice, Cherry Flavor, 8.4 Fl Oz, 12 Pack

however, google does not, in any way, guarantee that
such information will be added -- all formatting and
display of shopping-ads and any related information

are purely at google's discretion; currently, there is
no way for merchants to force such details to show
and google has not documented any such steps.