FD Style Peeler
Made in Tsubamesanjo, Japan
L21 x W11 x H6cm
Out of stock
The beautifully soft curve of this vegetable peeler is not only visually appealing, but is also functional, allowing you to avoid hitting the food while using it. Along with the thin, sharp blade, this means you can exert less force and also cut down on your food preparation time. Another useful feature of the design is the potato eye removers on each side of the blade.
Made from stainless steel and treated with fluororesin, this peeler is rust-resistant and easy to wash. The classic matte black colour works with any style of decor, and you can even make it a feature of your kitchen by storing it on a hook on the wall.
Tsubamesanjo, Niigata Prefecture is a town famous for its metal processing and technological evolution. With the history and traditions of such manufacturing still preserved by craftsmen in this area, new advanced industrial technology continues to develop, making Tsubamesanjo homewares ideal products for the modern home, while still living within tradition.
Tsubame and Sanjo, often referred to as “mid-prefecture,” are two cities located almost in the center of Niigata Prefecture. Tsubame-Sanjo is famous for its metal processing, but it is also a region rich in nature – thanks to the Shinano river, Japan’s longest, that runs through the region – and is known as a production center for delicious rice and fruits. Its fertile land has long contributed to a harvest of agricultural products and prosperity.
The tradition of metal fabrication in these two towns dates back over 400 years to the Edo period (1603-1867), with the manufacturing of metal nails marking a turning point in Japan’s industrial revolution. Since then, Tsubame-Sanjo has become one of the world’s leading technological zones, continuously developing new ways to improve and evolve industrial technologies to meet new challenges amid changing times. But time-honoured techniques of the past are not forgotten. Some traditional industries, such as Tsuiki copperware and forging, are still passed down in an unbroken line from generation to generation, while simultaneously embracing present-day lifestyles with contemporary metal products and tools that no modern household can do without. In this way, the manufacturing tradition of Tsubame-Sanjo continues to evolve.
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