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We test 15 kitchen knives in the CHOICE labs from brands including Anolon, Cuisinart, Victorinox and Scanpan and more.
A high performance knife turns a good cook into a kitchen samurai, so it pays to buy well. We test 15 non-serrated kitchen knives, ranging in size from 18cm to 21cm, to tell you which brands have the best:
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The overall score is made up of cutting performance (70%), initial sharpness (15%) and sharpness after blunting test (15%).
We put the knives through their paces, slicing and dicing various foods including:
Each knife was subjected to 50 slicing strokes into an aluminium rod using a purpose-built mechanical burnishing machine. This figure is rounded to the nearest five.
This is the manufacturer's recommended retail price in April 2013.
An external specialist laboratory assessed the knives for initial sharpness immediately after purchase and sharpness after a blunting test. This figure is rounded to the nearest five.
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