Portland is a city rich in culture, and food. It has held a reputation as an innovative food city for years. From street food to coffee, Portland has been setting trends. This is why the city became a natural place for craft chocolate makers to make chocolate. Here is a list of the best chocolate you can find in Portland.

The Best Chocolate You Can Buy In Portland

 Ranger Chocolate

Based on family recipes and named for founder George Domurot’s niece, a National Park Service Forest Ranger, Ranger Chocolate Company carefully handles each cacao bean to unlock nuance, regionality, and terroir-driven flavors in their chocolate.

You can shop the Ranger Chocolate collection on our online store.

In-person chocolate shop? Yes.



Woodblock Chocolate

Woodblock Chocolate was founded in 2010 by husband and wife Charley and Jessica Wheelock. Woodblock Chocolate is the first bean-to-bar chocolate maker from Portland. The couple used their love for transforming raw material, wood, (where the name comes from) into single-origin chocolate. They make some of the finest single-origin chocolate you will try.

In-person chocolate shop? Yes.

Creo Chocolate

From bean to bar, Creo stands for unsurpassed quality. They source premium Ecuadorian cacao beans directly from their partner farms, with total dedication to sustainability, ethical practices, and a positive impact on the broader chocolate community. Their love for the craft of chocolate-making shows in their chocolate. Creo has won over 100 awards for its fine chocolates.

In-person chocolate shop? Yes.

Moonstruck Chocolate

Since 1993, Moonstruck Chocolate has handcrafted exceptional and eye-catching chocolates. They pair their decadent chocolate with regional flavors found in the Pacific Northwest resulting in amazing hand-decorated creations. They craft not chocolate but unexpected experiences to remind us why we fell in love with chocolate in the first place. 

In-person chocolate shop? No. 


Bees & Beans Chocolate

Bees & Beans chocolate is known for its chocolate bars which have a twist on classic candy bars. All of their delicious chocolate is made using fine locally sourced ingredients and handmade at their shop in Portland.

In-person chocolate shop? Yes


Missionary Chocolates

Missionary Chocolates was established in 2008 when Melissa Berry, a Naturopathic Physician was in her last year of medical school. She started out making chocolate gifts for her vegan mother and it quickly became a thriving business. Her dairy-free truffles won first place at the Northwest Chocolate Festival in Portland, Oregon only months after starting.

In-person chocolate shop? Yes

To get started with craft chocolate, start with our Kekao Box. We search the world for the finest chocolate bars and bring them right to your doorstep monthly. From rich dark Peruvian chocolate bars to new start-up chocolate bars on the come-up, you never know what you'll get inside the box! Each month we will curate 4 to 5 premium specialty-crafted chocolate bars. 

If you want to just try a couple of bars, check out our online chocolate store.

If you have any questions regarding this blog, our Kekao Box, or premium specialty-crafted chocolate bars, feel free to contact us! Keep up with us by subscribing to our newsletter or following us on Twitter, and Instagram.

January 10, 2023