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Does Grandpa complain about his meat being too difficult to chew? Perhaps he'd prefer to sink his teeth into some hamburger-flavored mousse, one of 32,025 new products launched in 2001. Internationally, new product development has doubled in the past 10 years, according to this site by Naples, N.Y.-based Marketing Intelligence Service, a company that tracks new products in the food, beverage, health, beauty, household and pet categories. Articles include the latest product innovations as well as descriptions of items considered to be the year's top novelty products. Last year's favorites: spoonless soup-to-go; flight socks that reduce the risk of blood clots and tobacco lozenges. For up-to-the-minute product information, you can subscribe, for a fee, to Product Alert newsletters, available in print and electronic versions.

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