Founded by a Swiss cutler in 1894, Victorinox are best known for making the famous Swiss Army knife, first supplied to soldiers in 1891. The company founder Karl Elsner named the company Victorinox after his mother Victoria, and "inox" is the Latin term for "stainless".
Victorinox cooks knives are known all over the world for their durability and fine cutting performance. Many thousands of chefs have started their careers using the Fibrox series of knives from Victorinox. Their simple robust construction, combined with a first class stainless steel blade that is easy to sharpen and remains sharp for long periods of cooking, make them a firm favourite in professional kitchens. Victorinox paring knives have been a top seller with all kinds of customers at Steamer Trading for many years.