Made-in-Japan Kitchen Knives "Hocho"— generally called Sashimi or Sushi Knives・Japanese chef knife — with Excellent Design and Unparalleled Tradition.
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Traditional Blacksmith’s Factory in Sakai City, Osaka, JAPAN

MIZUNO Blacksmith’s Factory is said the only one traditional factory existing in Sakai using ancient bellows to forge metal for Hocho(kitchen knives) and Katana(swords). Therefore it is officially allowed to provide the swords of Yokozuna, the highest-rank Sumo wrestlers, including the current Yokozuna HAKUHO.Kitchen knives made in Sakai have been having for a long time …

Steel Qualities of Kitchen Knives — (2)Stainless Steel

Stainless steel is an alloy of iron, approximately 10~15% chromium, possibly nickel, and molybdenum, with only a small amount of carbon. Good Stainless steel blade kitchen knives make good rust resistance, easy maintenance, good sharpness, edge retention and ease of re-sharpening. Therefore, they have become more and more popular among beginning users to professional users …

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