Brands of Kitchen Knives

There are many brands of kitchen knives and each one is known for different things. We'll address some of the bigger differences between the various brands. Start with the Global Kitchen Knife.

Global Kitchen Knife

Global knife Global kitchen knives were first created in Japan by Komin Yamada in 1985 and went on sale in Europe in 1988. Global knives took off in America when Anthony Bourdain recommended them highly in his book Kitchen Confidential.

Kershaw Shun Knife

Shun knife set Kershaw Shun is perhaps the most well known Japanese knife maker. They have been around since 2002 and are praised for their craftsmanship, a Kershaw Shun knife is normally a thing of beauty.