|Summary of cases|
|Facility type||Large modern multipurpose facility||Large modern multipurpose facility||Four small aging, single purpose facilities|
|Funding||Publicly funded||Publicly funded||Publicly funded|
|Food service management||General manager||General manager||Dedicated concession services manager|
|Food service: concession(s)||An international franchise that had adopted the ANGCY in schools and in the full adopter facility. Popular for its fries and poutine.||1) An international franchise that had adopted the ANGCY in schools and was willing to adopt them in the semi-adopter facility. The company had a healthy brand image.||4 municipally-operated concessions that were not associated with schools and were not willing to adopt the ANGCY in non-adopter facilities. The study focussed on concessions in 2 facilities:|
|2) A small local company that had no school-based operations and was not willing to adopt the ANGCY in the semi-adopter facility. Popular for its fries and poutine.||1) Pool café popular for its sandwiches, wraps, and baked goods.|
|2) Arena concession with a fast-food style menu.|
|Food service: vending machines||12 machines serviced by a company that had adopted the ANGCY in schools and in the full adopter facility.||21 machines serviced by a company that had adopted the ANGCY in schools and in the semi-adopter facility.||3 machines serviced by a company that had not adopted the ANGCY in schools or in non-adopter facilities.|
|Relationship with schools||Shared a field with 2 high schools. Students came to the facility at lunch primarily to purchase the unhealthy items they could not purchase on their campuses.||No schools within close proximity.||High school students came to the pool café at lunch, presumably to avoid long line-ups and because they preferred the café-style menu to their school’s cafeteria.|
|Clients||> 50% children1||> 50% children1||> 50% children1|
ANGCY: Alberta Nutrition Guidelines for Children and Youth.
1Children are defined as < 18 years of age.
Olstad et al.
Olstad et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:376 doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-376