Food facts that airlines don’t want you to know
Taking a flight soon? Worried about what you’re eating? Fear not, this gallery will answer most (if not all) your questions about airline food. Read on for trivia about why airlines use undercooked meats and why you will never eat raw food in flights.
Food tastes differently
Traveling in the air affects your taste buds. That means all food that’s eaten in-air should taste differently.
Air pressure is said to dull the taste of sweet and salty food.
The importance of Umami
Umami is one of our five basic tastes, and it isn’t affected by flying. It is commonly found in foods like spinach and tomatoes, so you’re likely to see quite a few of those in your airline dishes.
Drinks taste different
Thought flying only affected food? Think again. Alcoholic drinks are also influenced by flying. It’s said that this is due to their acidity.