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    Sales Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Austin, TX
    Accepted Offer
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    I applied in-person – interviewed at Adams Extract & Spice (Austin, TX).


    John Adams had been trying to hire me for years. I was a food broker years ago in El Paso and represented his company. He was well pleased with that experience and wanted me to manage his sales organization. When I retired from H.E.B. (age 55), I finally accepted his offer. Mr. Adams sold the company the week after I retired.

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    • Relocation was a difficult issue. Mr. Adams wanted me to live in Austin, to which I reluctantly agreed.   1 Answer


    Like pulling teeth. In the end I told him what I would have to have and he agreed.

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Headquarters Austin, TX
Size 50 to 149 Employees
Founded 2002
Type Company - Private
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $10 to $25 million (USD) per year

Adams Extract & Spice produces an array of treats for the tongue. Established in 1888, the company makes food flavorings, powdered and liquid extracts, pure spices and spice blends, and food colorings for the retail food market worldwide. Its most well-known product is vanilla extract (Adams Best). Adams supplies food retailers, including Albertson's, H-E-B, and Wal-Mart stores in Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas. The firm also offers bulk products to foodservice operators under the brand names CTI, Flavor a la Carte, Neustra Casa, and Rex. The founding... More

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