Antibacterial natural wood
Aomori Hiba includes more of Hinokitiol that is an ingredient kills bacteria than any other woods, which contains anti-bacterial and anti-mold properties. In addition to the effect, hinokitiol has the odour eliminating any ammonia smells.
That is why cutting boards made of Aomori Hiba have been getting good reputations for a long time and they are widely present in Japanese homes and used by Japanese professional chefs used as superior quality boards.
You can cut foods more comfortable with less slippery on the board. In addition to that, this wood is better for your cutting edge, which means the sharpness of your kitchen knives lasts longer and hygienic. Aomori Hiba is one of the best materials for cutting boards and has a long-lasting rich, refreshing wooden smell which will fill your home with a sense of being surrounded by nature.
Our cutting boards are handmade with delicate care.
Our cutting boards are made of solid natural wood and we never use glue to stick them and no chemical coating for protection purpose, either. Because every single piece is made by craftsman with delicate care, we cannot produce on a large scale, however, we always check the quality by ourselves under the strict inspection criteria for our important customers.
Aomori Hiba grows up slowly and firmly using a very long time in a harsh natural environment and the craftsmen we work with process it very carefully paying respects. You can feel the craftsman’s soul when you see it’s finishing of surface.
Our cutting boards made of high-quality Japanese wood Aomori Hiba is also used as a gift and it always satisfies everyone who received. It is a perfect gift for many occasions: housewarming, wedding gift, mother’s, father’s day or simply – to serve you well in your home.
Once you open a box, you will smell the rich refreshing wooden aroma, which is a trait of Aomori Hiba long-lasting natural sense. Since we really would like you to enjoy the aroma, we gently wrapped it by Japanese wrapping foil. It keeps the aroma inside but never disturb the wood breathing. That is Wasabi’s packaging secret. The board comes in a white neat minimalist box with golden stamp of originality. It works well for an official gift. All boards carry Japanese signature of Wasabi x Japana.
Designed in Japan