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Local man gets $100K investment on Shark Tank

Posted: 10:56 AM, Jan 09, 2016
Updated: 2016-01-09 15:56:05Z

Evan Lutz won $100,000 on the television show Shark Tank, giving him a boost to make his dream of selling ugly produce with a purpose a reality.

He had to keep the win for his Hungry Harvest business a secret for months until the episode aired Friday.

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"It's been exhilarating. There aren't really words I can say to describe this experience," Lutz said at a watch party after the episode aired. "My phone has literally been buzzing off the hook for the past hour and a half."

Hungry Harvest is a different kind of produce delivery. For every bag of food that's deliver, another serving of food is donated to a family in need. The company preaches healthy, organic eating while reducing food waste and also giving back to the community. 

ABC2 attended the watch party. Watch the video for more reactions.

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