Why Food Tastes Different on Planes | Factors that Influence Taste

Why Food Tastes Different On Planes

If you’ve ever flown on a plane and have wondered why food tastes different on planes, we’re about to explain it to you. 

Imagine the scenario: you’re on board a plane, and you order your favorite juice while you fly to your destination. You take a sip of the juice, but as you do, you realize it does not taste like it usually does. You’re disappointed and blame the airline’s “bad food” in your head. However, there are several other main reasons why plane food may not taste like it does when you try it on land.

Here are a few common factors that may affect the taste of the food and drinks you have on the plane: