Made in Japan.
The MasterWork kitchen knife series is produced by Kataoka & Co. (1958) based in Niigata, Japan.
Special heat treatment with quenching at the temperature of 1050°C and after that cooling treatment below -73°C provide high hardness, durability and enhance further sharpness.
The handle made of plastic mixed with anti-microbial agent.
Handle:Elastomer resin (heat-resistant temperature at 115°C.) Mixed with silver system inorganic anti-microbial agent Nobalon AGZ330