- SUMIKAMA is a company with a long tradition in the production of kitchen knives. It has established itself on the market under the trade name KASUMI and several series of kitchen knives.
The company was established in 1916. in the city of Seki-Japan. The company is run by Katsumi Sumikama. SUMIKAMA specializes in the production of high quality professional Japanese kitchen knives, combining long traditions and modern materials. The company's knives have won many awards in Japan and Europe. In 2002, the "KASUMI" series won the DESIGN PLUS award at the Ambiente Messe in Germany. In 2006, the KASUMI Titanium series won the DESIGN PLUS award at Ambiente Messe in Germany. In 2013, at the Bocuse d'or international competition in France, the French team used the KASUMI Damascus knife and won first prize.