The Sacred Evolution
Portland Chocolate Laboratory is open for online sales only at this time. Our store in Sellwood was forced to closed for now. We will have another location in the near future.
Chocolate has evolved. We make chocolate that electrifies your senses and connects deeply with your soul. The natural herbs we blend into our chocolate elevates it, taking on a sacred evolution. Come into our Portland chocolate shop to experience it firsthand or buy online.
Is a sacred union
of the senses:
It unifies body and spirit. Grounding you in your senses while elevating your spirit through the tasting experience.
Blends healing herbs with quality cacao from
around the globe
We get our cacao from the source and have watched and participated in the process of fermentation and drying of the cacao beans.
Creates an experience beyond taste
Taste is just one component of our experience. When committing to our chocolate experience, you go deeper.
From the cacao to the herbs, we always seek out family-owned farms to work with.
Is hand-blended by chocolate alchemists in Portland, OR
Our chocolate alchemists have worked tirelessly for years to blend together the perfect balance of ingredients.
Our chocolate shop in Portland promotes an environment for the perfect chocolate experience.
When you come in, you’re doing more than tasting chocolate.
You’re experiencing chocolate through all of your senses. You’ll learn about where chocolate comes from, how certain herbs blend with chocolate and promote healing in the body and spirit, and much more.
Whether you’re new to meditation, or you’re
simply looking to add variety to your mindfulness
practice, chocolate meditation is one of the most
delightful and delicious forms of meditation.
Chocolate meditation may sound like a
self-indulgent practice, but it serves a
We started this journey in 2013. We had an idea about making a chocolate box that was also a chocolate meditation. Four chocolate alchemists worked out the recipes over 5 years until it was just right. In 2018 Kian and Ayomide opened up Portland Chocolate Laboratory and Milieu Collective. They filled the space with other makers and the business thrived.
With the support of their many fans and the Sellwood neighborhood, it has become a successful endeavor.
There’s something about chocolate that feels and tastes like a Marriage of Heaven & Earth: The nutrient-rich mud of sweet terra firma meets the high heavenly flavor of Love, which alchemizes on the tongue & sends terrific waves of bliss upward to the brain, downward to the gut, and outward to the surface of the skin. Chocolate tastes like a holy confection – a sacred sacrament. And indeed, that’s how it’s been used historically.
- Lauel Airica -