When it comes to choosing the t-shirt you would like to customise you will come across a number Fruit of the Loom garments. We offer a large selection of the Fruit of the Loom range, simply because they are the best for quality, durability and allow high quality prints. However, here at Clothes2order, we understand it can be difficult knowing which item to go for when facing our large selection.

To help, this post will outline which of the Fruit of the Loom items are best for different occasions and finish with some rather interesting facts about the brand! If you are still not sure what item is the best option for you please do not hesitate to pick up the phone and give us a ring.

Promotional Event

For a promotional event you will want that perfect combination of quality, an impressive print and value. We would recommend the Fruit of the Loom Premium Heavyweight t-shirt. It is great value, starting at just £2.26 per printed t-shirt, but is also comfortable and looks great with a promotional image printed on. Just have a look at some of the brilliant reviews and you can feel confident that this will be a durable, great quality option that takes print very well.

Fruit of the Loom T-shirt

Fruit of the Loom Heavyweight T-shirt

Workwear

If you are looking for a year round uniform we would recommend the Fruit of the Loom Poly/Cotton Polo-shirt. Made from easy care, pique (posh word for courser weave texture) it’s extremely durable and will last wash after wash. The heavier premium fabric means embroidery works well because the fabric can withstand the embroidery needle and thread pulling taut on it.

If you prefer a heavier material, the Fruit of the Loom Heavy Poly/Cotton Polo-shirt should be considered; it is another excellent choice if you need durable workwear.

Polo-shirt

Fruit of the Loom Poly/Cotton Heavy Polo

 

So now you know about what Fruit of the Loom garments to pick for each occasion here are some facts about the iconic manufacturer.

1. Fruit of the Loom is one of the oldest trademarks in the world – it was trademarked before the humble paper bag!

2. Fruit of the Loom is now owned by Warren Buffet, widely acclaimed as the most successful investor of the 20th century. (He’s also the most philanthropic having donated 17.5 billion dollars to charitable causes over his lifetime!)

3. The name Fruit of the Loom came from a customer painting pictures of fruit on the previously plain fabrics Fruit sold. The owner was impressed with her handiwork and decided to use this as his brand name.

4. They have a state of the art manufacturing plant in Morocco which has its own huge in house testing lab.

5. The trend for t-shirts began when Marlon Brand wore one particularly well in A Street Car Named Desire. Demand for the garment surged and Fruit of the Loom were the brand of choice.

6. It is the only clothing manufacturer in Europe to use Belcoro Yarn – a fabric that gives a more stable printing area for better print quality and increased comfort.

7. It’s extremely popular adverts featured four grown men dressed up as fruit singing rock music.

8. Fruit of the Loom were the first underwear company to advertise on TV, use celebrity endorsement and show a woman in her knickers on TV!

9. In early adverts they asked British comedian Terry Thomas to be a spokesperson because they thought a Brit would lend an air of quality and endurance to commercials.

10. It is one of only 6000 companies globally to have all of their garments comply with the OEKO 100 standard. This means that none of its products contain substances that are harmful to humans or the environment.

Fruit of the Loom history image

A Historic Brand

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