“Kasane” petty knife is super sharp and light-weight, perfect for cutting smaller vegetables and fruits like garlic and apples. It is also handy for cutting vegetable like cauliflower and broccoli into florets. The waterproofed wild cherry handle is beautiful to look at, comfortable to hold and will fit well into the palm of your hand. “Kasane” petty knife is one of three essential knife set.
“Kasane” is the new brand created by the well established award winning knife maker Sumikama Co Ltd. “Kasane” knives have not been around for a long time but they have already gained serious fans including food industry professionals. “Kasane” appeasl to a wide range of users as it is so sharp and light-weight, requiring less strength to cut. Ergonomic design means a reduction in muscle effort and wrist movements by using your gripping and pulling strength effectively.
“Zero Edge” Technology
These knives are equipped with Sumikama’s newly developed trade secret called “Zero Edge” technology. Sumikama process and sharpen the blades in a special way to help prevent them from going blunt with daily wear. Their research shows the “Zero Edge” technology has successfully reduced the decline of sharpness and it keeps its sharpness at around 80% (internal product comparison).
Story of “Kasane”
“Kasane” means layering. It refers to many aspects of Japanese culture and lifestyle, such as the ancient art of layering colors in Japanese kimono, or many layers of colour in the changing seasons, or the beauty of various layers of one’s life experiences. There are also many layers of effort put into creating this innovative bread knife. When a company is brave enough to address their own gender disparity, deciding to reflect more female voices, and when an all male in-house designer give way to a female designer outside the company to create the best, the result is just so perfect. The company has previously been awarded two prestigious design awards from the leading international consumer goods trade fair “Ambiente Messe“.
How to Care
To maintain the sharpness of your knife, we recommend that it is hand-washed.
Do not leave unwashed for long after cutting citrus such as lemon or orange.
Super light-weight means you can comfortably use it for longer periods of time. Sumikama’s own “Zero Edge” technology ensures your knife stays sharper for longer with easy maintenance.
Total Length: 24cm
Blade Length: 12.5cm
Blade Material: AUS08 (Molybdenum Vanadium Stainless Steel)
Handle Material: Waterproofed Wild Cherry Handle and High Carbon Steel