Everything You Need To Know About ZWILLING and Henckels – FAQs

ZWILLING and Henckels are two of our most popular brands. We’re proud to offer incredible pricing on these brands that deliver top quality and long-lasting tools to elevate any home kitchen. Our collection of open stock knives is always 10% off suggested retail price and we have an amazing biannual ZWILLING and Henckels sale, featuring even deeper discounts on door crasher items, plus special gifts with purchase and more.

These brands are both well-known and carry an assortment of knives, cookware, and fry pans, but with so many quality items to choose from, we are here to help answer some popular questions about these two amazing brands.

What’s the difference?

Zwilling J.A. Henckels and J.A. Henckels International

ZWILLING (left) and Henckels (right).

Both ZWILLING and Henckels are part of the same respected company but their materials and prices are what makes them different. With their German culinary design, the company specializes in premium knives and are seen as a global symbol of excellence. Precision manufacturing, advanced technology, and premium materials enforce them as industry leaders.


When you translate the German word Zwilling to English, it means twin. Since 1731, the twins (or as some like to say, “double man logo“) can be found on all ZWILLING J.A. Henckels products. We carry a wide assortment of ZWILLING premium cookware sets, knife blocks and sharpeners, premium wine glasses, and even kitchen gadgets and flatware.


Established in 1895, the goal of J.A. Henckels International was to widen their audience and provide consumer industry leading products at a great price. The Halberdie (single man logo) carries a variety of products for consumers at different budgets. We carry a large assortment of Henckels top-quality cookware sets, knife blocks and sharpeners, gadgets and flatware.

Is there a warranty on ZWILLING and Henckels products?

zwilling & henckels knives

Various ZWILLING and Henckels knives

Good news! Each of the lines are fully guaranteed against defects in materials and/or craftsmanship with both ZWILLING and Henckels brands.

When is your next sale?

We know how much our customers love our Henckels sale so we offer our incredible deals twice a year. The best way to keep in touch is to join our email list or follow us on Instagram @kspstuff to find out about our upcoming sales.

What are the benefits of an aluminum core in cookware?

There are some great benefits of aluminum core cookware! These pots and pans are great for fast and even heat distribution.

What is the Friodur® process?

Friodur® is Henckels’ patented ice-hardening process provides the blades with strength and longevity.

What makes a CERAFORCE® Ceramic Non-stick pan?

non stick frypan with blue coating, garlic bulb and mint leaves

ZWILLING Sol II 28cm Non-Stick Ceraforce Frypan

These easy to clean, stick resistant surfaces cook with a small amount of oil or butter for healthy meals and easy clean up. The strong surfaces are scratch and peel resistant too!

What is 18/10 Stainless Steel?

Stain and stick resistant, 18/10 Stainless Steel provides a high quality cooking surface that is easy to clean, and is non-reactive to acidic foods.

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Looking to see more about ZWILLING and Henckels?


Check out knife tips in the video above from chef Alex Tso or see our best-selling ZWILLING cookware set, Joy, in action and get some delicious recipes.

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