Best Fruit Picking Gloves
Friday, 6 April 2018
Anyone who's ever worked on a farm knows there is no such thing as generic, one-type-fits-all fruit picking gloves. So much depends on which fruit you will be handling with your gloves and what exactly you expect from your hand protection. Here at WorkGloves.co.uk we stock a broad range of all kinds of gloves, so it might be difficult to find the exact specific gloves you need.
But if you need advice on how to find just the right pair for your fruit picking activities, you've come to the right place. We've put together this list of some of the Best Fruit Picking Gloves to help you find just what you need.
WithGarden Foresta 394 Premium Latex Moss Green Gardening Gloves
Let's start with a very general pair of garden gloves that will protect your hands from scratches and tears. The WithGarden Foresta 394 Premium Latex Moss Green Gardening Gloves feature a longer cuff for protecting your wrists, while the seamless nylon liner maximises comfort and makes them ideal for use over a prolonged period of time. If you haven't guessed it yet, these gloves are perfect for picking any fruit hanging from a tree, such as apples, pears or peaches.
Key Features: Long cuff, latex coating for scratch protection, comfortable and breathable design
WithGarden Soft and Care Landscape 595 Nitrile Burgundy Gardening Gloves
Berry picking, on the other hand, calls for a whole different list of features you want your fruit picking gloves to have. These WithGarden Soft and Care Landscape 595 Nitrile Burgundy Gardening Gloves are designed with nitrile coating that protects against liquids, use MicroFinish technology for ultimate grip even in wet conditions, as well as exceptionally dexterous design that lets you pick even the most delicate berry. If you like to go blueberry picking, these are the gloves for you.
Key Features: Excellent wet grip, dexterous design, water-repellent palm coating
Unigloves Unicare Powder-Free Clear Vinyl Gloves GS006
While a good pair of reusable gloves can get the job done over and over again, disposable fruit picking gloves might be a better idea if your fruit picking tends to get very messy, very quickly. The Unigloves Unicare Powder-Free Clear Vinyl Gloves GS006 feature a powder-free, ambidextrous design, and ensure optimal sensitivity, giving you complete control and fingertip sensitivity. Their water-repellent, dexterous construction makes them ideal for grape picking, as well as berry picking.
Key Features: Disposable, water-repellent, superb dexterity and fingertip sensitivity
WithGarden Soft and Care Flora 317 Lemon Yellow Gardening Gloves
If fruit picking is only one of your many gardening duties, you might want to consider getting a more versatile pair of gardening gloves that can be used for a range of activities. The WithGarden Soft and Care Flora 317 Lemon Yellow Gardening Gloves feature a soft covering that protects any delicate flower blossoms and fruits you might be handling, MicroFinish technology that ensures good grip, and ergonomic design for excellent dexterity.
Key Features: Multi-purpose design, soft covering, excellent grip, comfortable ergonomic design
WithGarden Luminus 369 Premium Latex Olive Patterned Gardening Gloves
On a similar note, these WithGarden Luminus 369 Premium Latex Olive Patterned Gardening Gloves can be used for all kinds of agricultural work, farming, horticulture, fruit picking and even florist work, which means they are perfect for the occasional fruit picker. Their thin construction allows you to retain your dexterity, the MicroFinish technology ensures outstanding wet and dry grip, and the ergonomic design minimises hand fatigue. These gloves are perfect for picking most fruits, including delicate peaches, apricots, cherries and grapes.
Key Features: Dexterous design, great wet and dry grip, ergonomic design
Don't forget this list of recommendations is nothing more than that – recommendations. If you haven't spotted your perfect pair of gloves, make sure to check out our full range of Fruit Picking Work Gloves.