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Multi-Award Winning Knives.

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From very modest beginnings Global has developed into one of the most successful brands of professional kitchen knives in the world. Still crafted by hand in Yoshikin’s factory in Niigata, Japan, Global knives are manufactured to extremely high and exacting standards. Global knives have attracted much acclaim over the years and received a number of awards.

  • Excellence in housewares awards 2019 finalist

    EXCELLENCE IN HOUSEWARES AWARDS FINALIST - 2019

    Voted as a Finalist In The Housewares Awards

  • CHEFS FAVOURITE KNIFE BRAND - 2010 - 2019

    Voted Chefs Favourite Knife Brand by RESTAURANT Magazine in UK since 2010

  • VOTED CHEFS FAVOURITE KNIFE BRAND - 2016

    Voted Chefs favourite knife brand 2016 by Restaurant Magazines Chefs Choice

  • VOTED CHEFS FAVOURITE KNIFE BRAND - 2015

    Voted Chefs favourite knife brand 2015 by Restaurant Magazines Chefs Choice Awards

  • GLOBAL CLASSIC VOTED THE BEST KNIVES - 2014

    T3 voted Globals Classic Range the best knives

  • ROYAL NAVY WINS GOLD IN NATIONAL CULINARY COMPETITION - 2014

    With the help of the ever popular G-2 the Royal Navy was able to claim gold in a national culinary competition

  • WINNER OF CHEFS FAVOURITE KNIFE BRAND - 2014

    Voted Chefs favourite knife brand 2014 by Restaurant Magazines Chefs Choice Awards

  • WINNER OF KITCHEN KNIFE TEST - 2013

    G-2 selected as winner of Kitchen Knife Test on TV Show PLUS in Sweden

  • BEST KITCHEN GADGET - 2011

    Voted as best kitchen gadget by GQ Magazine

  • WHICH? BEST KNIFE - 2011

    G-2 selected as BEST BUY by WHICH? Magazine in UK

  • J-MARK - 2006

    GLOBAL Knives were selected as one of Japanese Modern 100 Awards, so called J-Mark by The Japanesque Modern Committee

  • Tried and Tested Award - 2004

    G-2 Cooks knife won the Good House Keeping Tried and Tested Award

  • WHICH? BEST KNIFE - 2003

    G-2 selected as BEST BUY by WHICH? Magazine in UK

  • CUTTING EDGE EXCELLENCE - 2002

    Shinkansen Sharpener received the Cutting Edge Excellence in Housewares

  • SHARPEST KNIFE - 2001

    GS-29 won the Design+ Award in Frankfurt International Trade Fair

  • SHARPEST KNIFE - 1996

    Selected as Sharpest Knife by A LA CARTE Magazine in Germany

  • WHICH? BEST KNIFE - 1995

    G-2 selected as BEST BUY by WHICH? Magazine in UK

  • BEST COOKS KNIFE - 1992

    Selected as Best Cooks Knife in Benelux

  • Japanese Good Design - 1990

    Selected as a good design product by the Ministry of Trade & Industry