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Amazon abruptly banned Washington state treat-maker Chukar Cherries. Months of appeals went unheeded

Pike Place visitors whizz by the Chukar Cherries stand during a busy midday rush on Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021.  218314

Chukar Cherries, the Benton County-based purveyor of chocolate-covered fruit, couldn't understand why it was suddenly banned from selling on Amazon this summer. The reason underscores just how precarious selling on the company's marketplace can be.

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