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Woolworths’s SA food business has experienced an uptick, even as competition in the high-end food sector heightens.
In a trading update released on Wednesday, Wooworths reported food retail sales up 6.5% compared with like-for-like sales ended November 2018. Total food sales rose 8.8%.