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Valley bacon and salt entrepreneur dies

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Posted at 9:20 AM, Jun 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-06 12:20:13-04

PHOENIX — Aaron Eckburg, the co-founder of a Valley startup focused on selling gourmet salt products and bacon, died unexpectedly on June 1.

Eckburg died from a fluke cardiac event known as an aortic dissection. He was 48.

Eckburg and his wife, Liz, founded go lb. salt in 2011. The company sold gourmet and unique salt, brines, rubs and other salt-based products, as well as dry cured bacon around the Valley and online.

Go lb. salt also hosted cooking classes, partnered with chefs and sold its products at local retail stores and at the Gilbert Farmers Market.

For more on Eckburg and his business, read the full story from Phoenix Business Journal.