Welcome to Docile

Everything in life has a sweet side. But to find out each one of them, we have to experiment. Imagine if every trip went to the same place? If all music had the same melody? What fun would it be if every movie told the same story? It is our will to discover new things that reveals the sweetness of the world. Because like the sweetness, the discovery also brings incredible sensations. In that sensation on the belly before facing a challenge. In a story that makes people shiver. In a delicious smell coming out of the package. Or in a sour stuffing that explodes in the mouth. No matter what you do to make your life sweeter. The important thing is to allow yourself to taste the discovery. Every day. Because even better than knowing all the good sensations of the world is to have fun discovering each one of them. Docile. Discovering is delicious.


To create a desire for our brands, satisfying customers, members of the organization and society.


“To be a global company, focused on growth, results and high quality. A simple, responsible, determined and financially healthy company

Food Safety Policy

Docile Alimentos Ltda. manufactures candies for its consumers taking into consideration the requirements of customers and regulatory entities. This is done through continuous improvement of its products and processes in order to create a desire for our brands.

  • Doing well done
  • Simple way of being and acting
  • Responsibility in all actions
  • Respect, empowerment and appreciation of people
  • Improvement and innovation of products and processes
  • Organization, cleaning
  • Hygiene, health and safety of workers
  • Attention and dedication to the client
  • Social Responsibility and Sustainability
  • Profitability
  • Participative management

Our story

Srs. Nestor, Ricardo, Fernando, and Alexandre Heineck. They are all part of a confectioner family with over 80 years of tradition, which explains the great love story for the candies segment. It is a passion that runs in their veins and has been showing that work, dedication, commitment and innovation make a difference. Founded in 1991, in the city of Lajeado, Rio Grande do Sul, in the south of Brazil, Docile has more than 250 items in its portfolio, divided into seven categories: Jellies, Pressed Candies, Licorices, Chewing Gums, Gummies, Marshmallows and Powdered drinks. With modern equipment, specialized professionals and an optimized production system, the infrastructure has two manufacturing parks - Lajeado/RS and Vitória de Santo Antão/PE - that have a constructed area of 33.5 thousand m2 and produce more than 2.6 millions of kilos of candy per month, serving the entire Brazilian market and exporting to more than 60 countries. The processes and products are certified by the British Standards Institution Brazil (BSI Brasil) with the ISO 9001 standard. In addition, Docile is the first Brazilian company to produce Jellies, Pressed Candies, Licorices, Chewing Gums, Gummies, Marshmallows and Powdered drinks to achieve the recognized international certification of food safety - FSSC22000. Following a sustainable line of business, Docile opts for procedures that preserve the environment, recycling more than 97% of the solid waste generated. After a quarter century of activity, Docile is the largest producer of Pressed Candies in Latin America and the second in Brazil in Jellies, Gummies and Marshmallows. A sweet trajectory that demonstrates that doing well, simply and consistently are the pillars of Docile Foods.


Sweet and tasty, the Docile MaxMallows make the joy of all ages with a delicate and surprising taste that melts in the mouth. Our marshmallow version has colors and shapes to suit all tastes. From traditional to playful. Packed in packs of 15, 50, 150, 220 and 250g, the MaxMallows are a delightful discovery for anyone who experiences it!