About our knife brands

Tsukiji Masamoto

Tsukiji Masamoto knives are only available in Japan at the Tsukiji shop and through the company’s official website. And Mutual Trading Company is the exclusive distributor of Tsukiji Masamoto knives outside Japan.

Nenox knives

Nenox is well known for its beautifully designed and well balanced knives, but customers will also experience the comfortable grip and the long lasting sharpness and ductility of the blades.

Takamura knives

Takamura is especially regarded for being one of the first cutlery manufacturers to use High Speed Powdered Steel (HSPS), a blade material that is currently gaining popularity for its superior quality and performance.

Kurosaki knives

Yu Kurosaki is a talented young blacksmith who is best known for his use of intricate forged tsuchime patterns to differentiate his lines. All of his knives have forged distal taper and an aggressive Scandi grind resulting in a very thin edge that glides through produce with ease.

Kato knives

Yoshimi Kato, the son-in-law of Hiroshi Kato has done so admirably, producing knives with a high level of attention to detail. Kintarō line produces some of the most desirable carbon steel knives available in the United States today and we're excited to be carrying them.

Sukenari knives

Sukenari's philosophy is that any tool should perform as an extension of oneself and this commitment to quality shows in each facet of the knife from rounded, polished choil and edges to impeccable grinds and an incredibly consistent heat treat.

Haku knives

Mutual Trading Company has designed Haku and collaborated with Mr. Sawada, the president of Nenohi Cutlery, to offer this brand at a surprisingly reasonable price with its high performance that even professionals will be convinced with.

Sakai Takayuki

Sakai Takayuki - Sakai, located in Osaka prefecture, is the most famous city in Japan for the highest quality cutlery. They are highly trusted by Chefs for their consistency in quality.

Kanetsugu knives

Kanetsugu has its roots in katana sword making and continued to forge blades from 1345 through to the Edo Period. Today, Kanetsugu combines the latest technology with their craftsmen’s skills to produce cooking knives.

Sakon / Caddie knives

Sakon, Caddie are made by Hokiyama Cutlery that has developed and improved their core technology "Roll-Forging" and accumulated various processing know-hows since the 1970s.

Ikkaku Donryu knives

Ikkaku Donryu is produced by Shimizu Cutlery based in Seki, which is historically known for quality katana swords. Shimizu Cutlery combines traditional methods with modern technology to create and innovate cutlery suitable for its customers.

Misono knives

Misono's success in the US and Europe is highly due to their ability to create more user friendly Western style knives with the qualities of Japanese style knives.