Founded in 1929, Canteen is one of the world s largest vending services companies that serves more than 5 million customers every day through over 18,000 franchise locations. The company also maintains nearly 150 branches worldwide. It operates under the Market Central, Fresh To You, Balanced Choices and Highland Estates brands. Canteen has partnerships with various restaurant brands, including Blimpie, Tony Roma s, AuBonPain, Sbarro and Krystal. It is one of the only companies in the United States with a franchise system that serves clients in vending, dining and office coffee service locations. Canteen is a subsidiary of Compass Group North America, which is a food service management company.