Omnivore - Barry Becher, Ginsu knives pioneer, dies

Ginsu knives guru passes away


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  • Barry Becher of Ginsu knives has passed away

Barry Becher, the pioneer and marketing mastermind behind Ginsu knives has passed away at the age of 71. Becher, who has been fighting kidney cancer, died Friday after complications from a surgery.

The Ginsu knives were known for being able to slice through tin cans, chop wood, and still be sharp enough to slide a tomato.

Check out this retro-infomercial for the Ginsu knife: