Psychology of Visual Flavours: How Tableware Colours Affect Appetite

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Psychology of Visual Flavours: How Tableware Colours Affect Appetite

Ever wondered why someone’s appetite varies? Tableware colours could be a surprising reason! 

Research indicates that human visual senses are most informative, with colour playing a pivotal role in inducing sensory stimulation. According to Bo (2018), tableware colours can shape your perception of food via visual stimulation, indirectly influencing your dining mood. 

Source: Bo, J. H. (2018). The effect of tableware color in university canteen on dining mood. Diet Science, 47(8), 265. 

See the table below for different plate colours and its possible influences!













Source: King Brothers Service (2023)

Wonder where to get your choice of plate? Look no further!


ToTT Melamine Round Plate

Here’s a Melamine Round Plate for you to serve your dishes in an elegant manner. Versatile and minimalistic-looking, this white plate can accentuate the food’s appeal, elevating your dining mood and appetite. The plate’s reinforced round edge with comfortable touch will be reliable for everyday use, be it for indoor or outdoor use.

Meri Meri Eco-Friendly Plates (Small/Big)

Look at these lovely pastel-looking plates! Made of eco-friendly materials (bamboo, wood fibber, sugarcane pulp, and dyed with soy inks), Meri Meri Eco-Friendly Plate have assorted colours ranging from pale pink, pale mint, to cream colours. 

These colours coupled with the materials give off an earthly pastel feeling. As these plates’ colours emphasise the natural look of food, it can be encouraging to those who are looking to eat healthy food. Regardless, these plates are perfect to use in modern dining settings or for whimsical party occasions.

Cerabon By Petye Carrara Porcelain Round Plate

Want to make your food look more fanciful and tastier? 

Designed with elegant white and grey marble patterns, this quality porcelain plate can make certain ingredients of food stand out and increase the overall food’s allure.

ToTT Rooster Series Set of 4 Round Plate 12″

In the world of dining where every detail matters, the Rooster Series set can profoundly transform your dining setting. 

Crafted from the finest porcelain, this durable round plate can leave a lasting impression on your guests!

Cerabon Noma Salad Plate

For a table setting that exudes elegance and quality, look no further than the Cerabon Noma Salad Plate!

Regardless it is from your home, restaurant, or a catered event, this plate is the perfect canvas for your signature appetisers, side dishes or delectable desserts.