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Food facts that airlines don’t want you to know

By on February 21, 2020 0 228 Views

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.

All ears

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.

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