A Michigan family business is hoping that sharks like popcorn.

Robinson's Popcorn Shark Tank
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The Robinson family, who own Robinson's Popcorn, recently auditioned to be on the hit TV show Shark Tank.

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If you've never seen Shark Tank here's how it works.

Aspiring entrepreneurs present their business ideas to venture capitalists, also called "sharks."

If the sharks like what they hear, they make offers to invest in the business and it's up to the business owners to decide whether they want to accept any of the offers.

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Being on Shark Tank is a big deal. In 13 seasons, 1187 companies have been featured on Shark Tank and appeared on TV.

In that time, there have been a total of $207 million in deals from the sharks.

Some companies you might recognize from Shark Tank include:

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Do Sharks Like Gourmet Popcorn? One Michigan Family Hopes So

Robinson's Popcorn Shark Tank Audition
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The Robinson family interviewed with producers for Shark Tank on Friday, May 10th in hopes of making it onto the show and getting the chance to pitch Robinson's Popcorn to the sharks.

Robinson's Popcorn Shark Tank Audition
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The family can't say anything else about the show according to the rules.

We will find out along with the family if they made it onto the show later this fall.

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