Royal Farms

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Royal Farms
IndustryConvenience store
Founded1959; 61 years ago (1959) in Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Baltimore, Maryland
United States
Number of locations
205 (2018)
Area served
ProductsCoffee, fried chicken, gasoline, sandwiches
OwnerCloverland Farms Dairy

Royal Farms is a privately owned chain of convenience stores headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland. The company operates more than 200 stores throughout Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Virginia.[1] Many of the stores also have gasoline sold on the premises, as well as house-made “World Famous” fried chicken, chicken sandwiches, and Western fries.


Royal Farms is owned by Cloverland Farms Dairy and the name Royal Farms was chosen when Cloverland Farms Dairy merged with Royal Dunloggin Dairy and then decided to open a convenience store using the word Royal from Royal Dunloggin and Farms from Cloverland Farms. Renown for their world famous fried chicken and giant cockerel statues. Royal Farms opened its first store in 1959 in Baltimore,[2] which remains the company's headquarters.[2]

As of October 2019, Royal Farms has 214 locations throughout the Mid-Atlantic states. More than 100 are in the home state of Maryland. The chain sells many typical convenience-store items, such as coffee, candy, soft drinks, bagels and donuts, lottery tickets, and other basic groceries. All locations offer a kitchen serving hot food items such as freshly made fried chicken and western fries, mashed potatoes and gravy, along with sandwiches, soups and chili. The current slogan is "Real Fresh. Real Fast. Real Green". Royal Farms' major competitors include Wawa, Sheetz, 7-Eleven, Rutter's, High's and Turkey Hill Minit Markets.

In September 2014, Royal Farms purchased naming rights to the Baltimore Arena.[3]


  1. ^ "Royal Farms | Locations". Retrieved November 16, 2018.
  2. ^ a b "About Royal Farms". Royal Farms Official Website. Retrieved 23 May 2013.
  3. ^ Sharrow, Ryan (September 15, 2014). "Royal Farms taking over naming rights to Baltimore Arena". Baltimore Business Journal. Retrieved September 27, 2014.

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