Much high-quality Japanese knives originates from SAKAI in Osaka, Japan, the capital of samurai sword manufacturing since the 14th century.The Sakai sushi knives industry started in the 16th century and nowadays enhanced its reputation for quality worldwide.

You know, it is said that around “90%” of the professional Japanese-style-ood chefs in Japan use the knives made in SAKAI.



You can glimpse a corner of the essence in the following video, especially from 3’30” to 9’00”, why SAKAI has been and is now the capital of Japanese sushi knife manufacturing in Sakai, Japan.


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All the Hocho-Knife staff

“Hocho” represents Made-in-Japan (Sushi / Sashimi) Kitchen Knives,
that is the soul of the cook!