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Costa Overview

Dunstable, England
10000+ employees
1971
Company - Private
Food & Beverage Shops
£500 million to £1 billion (GBP) per year
Competitors

Unknown

In 1971 two brothers, Bruno and Sergio, moved to London. Coming from Italy, they were disappointed with the coffee they tasted. ‘Why are you settling for mediocre?’ they asked. And the Costa dream was born. From tiny beans, great big Mochas grow, and for ... Read more

Mission: We aim to deliver more cups of great coffee, to more people more often.


Glassdoor Awards

Best Places to Work: 2017 (#50)

Costa Reviews

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    Former Employee - Currently Unemployed in Nottingham, England
    Former Employee - Currently Unemployed in Nottingham, England
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    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Costa part-time

    Pros

    Good Company to work for.

    Cons

    Work environment will be heavily dependent on store manager.

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Costa Interviews

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    Barista Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Accepted Offer
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    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Costa (Belfast, Northern Ireland).

    Interview

    Very friendly and straight forward interview, was offered job a few days later. Applied online with my c.v. and the Interview was simple questions about yourself and previous experience.

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Company Updates

  • To read more about how we're helping our communities then head to our website.

  • We’re excited to share that we've signed up to the Foodservice Packaging Association (FPA) and Paper Cup Recovery and Recycling Group’s (PCRRG) Manifesto which aims to significantly increase paper cup recovery and recycling rates by 2020.

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