2020 marks the 35th Anniversary of the world leading and award-winning iconic brand of Japanese premium knives: Global®. It’s been further acclaimed winner of the coveted ‘Best Knife Brand’ category at the Readers’ Choice Awards 2020.
It won the awards 11 times in a row!...
From a decade of dominance, this accolade shows that the brand remains at the forefront of the industry and has been selected by professional chefs and keen home cooks alike as their preferred choice. Global® knives, which is distributed worldwide has maintained its reputation for quality, unrivalled sharpness, balance and longevity. Product Description
The G-5/AN has been a long time favourite and one of the best selling blades in the original Global series. When Global knives first came to the UK, the shape of the blade was quite strange. A long rectangular shaped, flat blade with only a slight knife point. The G-5/AN is inspired by traditional Japanese Usaba knives, popular amongst professional chefs in the Tokyo area and a specialist vegetable knife. The idea behind the shape of the blade is that it encourages a straight up down chopping motion where the full blade length will come in contact with the chopping board and so go straight through the whole vegetable. There is no need to push and pull the knife horizontally through the chopping motion. European cooking tends to use a lot more chopped vegetables than in Japan and so this knife has always been favoured in sets by Global. There are quite a few variations of this knife within the Global range.