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Where are Henckel knives manufactured?

Last Updated: 21st May, 2020


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Also, where are JA Henckels International knives made?

J.A. Henckels International contains our entry level cutlery lines. These are manufactured in Spain and Asia (depending on the specific product). These knives have the single stick figure logo on the blade. These TWIN Signature knives are made in Germany.

Similarly, which Henckels knives are made in Germany? The Classic line is produced in Spain, while the Pro S is made in Germany. Both knives have forged blades, but the Pro S blade is thicker, and is ice hardened.

One may also ask, are JA Henckels knives made in China?

Unlike many other J.A. Henckels International knives, which are made in China, these are Spain made.

Which Henckel knives are best?

Best 7 J.A Henckels Knife Sets

Name Price Our rating
Everedge 13-Piece Knife Set with Bonus Cheese Knife $ 4.0
Twin Signature 19-Piece Knife Set with Block $$$$$ 4.5
Fine Edge Synergy 17-pc Knife Block Set $$ 3.9
Pro S Stainless-Steel 10-Piece Knife Set with Block $$$$$ 4.3

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