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.


Why Invest In A Knife Block

Hey there chef!

In this article we explore the benefits of investing in a knife block, as well as feature a couple of GLOBAL blocks, with links to our webstore, should you wish to bring one home. You can explore the complete GLOBAL knife block range here.
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Any professional cook will tell you that the quality and sharpness of the knives you use make all the difference in your cooking. A knife block offers a safer alternative to merely storing your knives in a drawer, and in doing so maintains their quality and sharpness.

With your knives neatly stored in a knife block, you have them handy and easily accessible at all times while cooking. This is a surefire way to cut down the stress in the kitchen. Although we know you can handle the heat ;).

Additionally, if you have small children, a knife block is a very smart choice to add into the kitchen because it brings the sharp objects up and away from curious hands – accidents happen :/.

Investing in a knife block ensures;
1. Your knives stay sharp and protected for longer
2. The fingers of others will be safe from harm’s way
3. Your kitchen looks even more stylish

Knife blocks have slots designed to hold knives and other kitchen tools either vertically, angled, or sideways. They are all pretty attractive and contribute to the overall décor and ambiance of your kitchen.

While most people buy knife blocks for their own use, knife blocks are also commonly given as wedding and holidays gifts. Either way, by choosing the right block for your knives (or your friends) you’ll be able to cook while knowing that your tools are completely safe and well taken care of at all times.

Take a look at our top picks from the GLOBAL Knife Block Range below.

Knife blocks are not only designed for storage, but they’re also made for convenience and safety. In our opinion, your kitchen shouldn’t be without one.