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Dror Balshine

Founder & President
Sol Cuisine

Dror is the founder of Sol Cuisine Inc., a leading plant-based food company. Dror is an accomplished entrepreneur with experience in manufacturing, operations, finance, marketing, commercial management and strategic leadership. Sol Cuisine has grown into a leadership position and an iconic brand in Canada. Sol Cuisine products are sold across North America into retail, food service and private label markets. The company participated in series A-D financing, a public financing on the TSX-V and eventually returning the company to private ownership with an acquisition by Plant Plus Foods Inc. in 2022. Currently Dror serves as President of Plant Plus Foods Canada and holds the chair for Plant Based Foods of Canada. Additionally, Dror is actively mentoring young entrepreneurs supporting growth of the next generation of Plant Based companies to expand the Canadian industry.

Day 2 - Nov 02, 2022
3:05 PM

Panel: Ecosystem Support for the Plant-Forward Sector

Dror Balshine Headshot

Don’t Miss Out.

Over the course of two days, Plant Forward will demonstrate the strength and integrity of Canada’s integrated supply chain, highlight sustainability initiatives and the latest innovations happening in Canadian crops and ingredients, and provide insights from trailblazing companies who have chosen Canada as their preferred place to invest in plant-based innovation.

Registration is now closed.


Access to all Plant Forward in-person sessions including networking opportunities.

Regular: $1050


Virtual access to event sessions, includes virtual access to all Plant Forward speaker sessions. Q&A and networking opportunities are unavailable for virtual pass.

Online only: $850

Important Registration Information:

  • Registration closes October 28
  • Early bird registration rates are available April 1 – July 31
  • Plant Forward will follow the government-mandated COVID-19 regulations in place at the time of the event
  • There will be no on-site registrations for Plant Forward. Attendees must be registered prior to coming on-site
  • View the cancellation policy here
  • See who’s attending Plant Forward!