Plenty of entrepreneurs have pitched off-the-wall products on the hit reality show "Shark Tank," but most walk away empty-handed. Sometimes, however, a crazy-sounding company with a strong track record of sales — and a founder who is, in fact, perfectly sane — can score an investment from the sharks. From insect-based food products to flavored lip balm engineered to improve kissing, these are the wackiest companies to win a deal in the tank.
By Graham Winfrey, special to CNBC.com
Posted 11 November 2015