Shark Tank Food Startup Planting Roots in Philadelphia After Beta Launch

A Maryland-based produce delivery startup that hooked one of the Shark investors on ABC's Shark Tank earlier this year has decided to stay in Philadelphia after a successful beta period.

Baltimore's Hungry Harvest, which received a $100,000 offer in January this year from Shark Tank investor Robert Herjavec for a 10 percent stake in the company, launched a beta period in Philadelphia immediately after appearing on the TV show.

The company buys surplus produce that local farmers and wholesalers are unable to sell to grocery stores because of aesthetic or logistic imperfections.The company then sends the variety packs to customers' doorsteps.

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