The 5 inch Santoku knife with grantons (hollow ground recesses) will reduce surface pressure and prevent foods from sticking to the blade. Ideal for slicing and cutting any type of fruits, vegetables, cheeses and meats. It will quickly become your favorite knife. Features: Jaccard's Advanced Ceramic blade maintains its factory edge up to 15 times longer than stainless steel blades. Ultra pure ceramic composition prevents browning of fruits and vegetables. Also eliminates transfer of metal ions that can alter the taste and smell of fresh foods. Non-stick blade surface is easy to clean. Ergonomic, soft grip, slip resistant handle provides unparalleled balance and comfort. Custom fit protective blade sheath included covers blade when not in use. Precision engineered to provide superior strength. Ideal for everyday use. lightweight, versatile durable and affordable.