A SCOTSMAN who believes he has the magic formula to solving the nation’s midge problem has secured a deal to distribute his product in 500 stores throughout the UK with one of the country’s leading pharmacy firms.

Willie Petrie from near Forres in Moray is the only person in the UK with a license to sell Bug Soother, an American-made insect repellent and he has now secured a deal with LloydsPharmacy.

Entrepreneur Willie who has until now being selling Bug Soother at trade fairs, online and at local hardware and sporting outlets said he was delighted with the deal He said: “This is the break that I have been waiting for. I have been selling Bug Soother UK since 2015 and once people have tried it they never go back to anything else, but to have the backing of LloydsPharmacy just goes to show what a quality product we have. Not only does it shield you, but it’s an amazing anti-inflammatory for all types of insect bites. It even works on nettle stings.”

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