The Wusthof Classic Hollow Edge Nakiri Knife is used for slicing, dicing and chopping fruits and vegetables. Combines the features of a chef's knife with the versatility of a vegetable cleaver. The blade shape finds its origin in Japan. The thin and wide blade produces very fine and even cuts. Features a hollow edge blade which provides less drag while cutting. Every Wusthof knife is crafted in Solingen, Germany; a family-owned and managed company with a rich heritage since 1814. Each Wusthof knife collection is made of high quality materials and craftsmanship. Precision forged featuring a full tang, high-carbon stainless steel with bolster to add balance and weight. The new Precision Edge Technology (PEtec) enhances the blades sharpness by 20%, and will last twice as long. Each knife features a computer controlled cutting edge to ensure the final edge of the blade is precise and uniform from the tip to the heel of the knife. Wusthof knives feature a 10°. cutting edge on each side. This new angle and more tapered cutting edge reduces the drag when slicing through foods, allowing for seamless effortless cutting. Each knife blade is completely buffed and polished by hand. Made in Solingen, Germany with a lifetime warranty.