Tojiro have been pursuing the sharpness and studying edging and the structure of a blade for a long time. This is one of the reason’s many professionals chefs use Tojiro as their favourite knife all over the world. The Tojiro factory is based in a small city of Tsubame in the Niigata region of Japan and is a well establish company since 1953 they originally made farm equipment and blades for machinery parts.
Tojiro has won many awards for their knives in Japan and abroad, we consider the DP series to be one of the best factory made knives from Japan and is absolute value for money. There range of knives also includes some very high end hand made knives small and large deba’s and a number of Yanagi and tako knives. They strive for a balance between inherited tradition and technical innovation as one of the few full-scale production kitchen knife manufactures in Japan.
Tojiro Molybdenum Vanadium knives are the entry models of the traditional Japanese style knife. Instead of carbon steel, Molybdenum Vanadium stainless steel is adopted for the blade to be maintained easier, in addition to durability and rust resistance. The octagonal elastomer handle comfortably fits in the hand, won’t corrode and is in addition very hygienic.