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Affinity Beverage Group Inc. (ABVG)

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 Affinity Beverage Group, Inc is a holding company that focuses on branded consumer product acquisition opportunities in the $3.4 trillion health and wellness industry. Affinity primarily targets lifestyle brands, companies, and/or distribution rights focusing on traditional and non-traditional, healthy beverage options. Affinity will also seek opportunities involving uniquely positioned young brands specializing in all natural/organic foods, bio-food, supplements and personal care, for strategic partnerships, distribution agreements and/or potential acquisition 

Deal with Sodexo!

 Product is available for purchase directly from Amazon! 


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 Affinity Beverage Group, Inc., a publicly traded company under the ticker symbol (OTC Pink: ABVG) announced that it has acquired a majority interest in Village Tea Company Distribution, Inc. (hereinafter, "The Company").  The Company, headquartered in National Harbor, MD, is the owner of the Village Tea Company brand of premium loose leaf teas and tea accessories. Village Tea Company sources high-quality, unique teas that are blended to create distinct flavor combinations which are packaged in a variety of creative and earth-friendly ways for wholesale and retail sales.  The brand has been sold in several major retailers in North America including Vitamin Shoppe®, Whole Foods® Markets, Winners®, HomeSense®, Akins/Chamberlin® Natural Foods Markets and many other independent specialty and grocery store retailers.  Village Tea Company products are also available through e-commerce retailers such as Amazon, the company's own website, and other online retailers. The Company also recently acquired distribution rights for Pura Organic Agave sweeteners which will be available at select US retailers in the coming weeks.

Affinity CEO, Janon Costley will remain in his role as CEO of Village Tea Company Distribution, Inc., while Affinity advisory board member and Village Tea Company founder, Martin Ekechukwu will continue in his role as Brand Manager and President.  "Acquiring Village Tea Company was at the forefront of our thought process when we decided to build a health and wellness lifestyle brand building and acquisition platform with Affinity Beverage Group. We have learned some important lessons over the past couple of years while trying to find the proper platform to grow Village Tea Company, so it was extremely important to us that we put the company into the best situation that would allow us to have full control of our strategic growth strategy that will enable us to maximize the tremendous potential of the brand and its distribution platform.  We feel that Village Tea Company is poised for exponential growth over the course of the next several years and Affinity gives us the best opportunity to fulfill those expectations," stated Janon Costley, CEO of Affinity Beverage Group, Inc. 

CEO Janon Costley
Janon Costley, the new CEO of Affinity Beverage Group, Inc., is a business executive with over 15 years of experience in brand development, licensing and operations. Mr. Costley has consistently been able to utilize his unique entrepreneurial spirit and keen market insight to identify quality, revenue generating, brand extension, acquisition, licensing and distribution opportunities for companies in the retail and consumer products sectors. Throughout his career Mr. Costley has been involved with many major consumer products brands, including Converse, Pony, FIFA , YMLA, Loudmouth Golf, Roland Garros - French Open, Mano Swartz Furs, Tiny’s Tequila and others as either a licensee, brand manager, owner/operator or consultant. Mr. Costley is co-founder of boutique licensing and brand extension agency, The Brand Liaison, as well as the co-founder of STI Signature Sprits Group, LLC which focuses on developing and launching unique craft spirits and celebrity branded alcoholic beverage brands.  For the past 3 years Mr. Costley has been the CEO of Village Tea Company Distribution Company, Inc., owner of the Village Tea Company brand of premium loose leaf tea, tea accessories, distributor of Pura Organic Agave Sweetener, Pura Natural Flavored Tea and other related brands and products.
 Martin Ekechukwu
Mr. Ekechuwu is a former senior brand manager at Dr. Pepper/Snapple, Hershey, Bacardi USA and founder of premium tea brand, Village Tea Company as well as boutique marketing consulting firm, WHTWRKS, Inc. "Mr. Ekechuwu will bring a wealth of brand development experience and industry insight to our team and we look forward to his involvement in the development of the Company's new direction", stated Janon Costley, the Company's new Ceo.  Please stay tuned for further updates regarding the advisory board and additional Company developments in the coming weeks. 
-The new company Affinity Beverage has been filing quarterly reports pertaining to the old company that was Strategic Rare Earth Metals. Possibly to become Fully reporting.
-Name and symbol change have become effective. All new filings should reflect that.
-The company has social media platforms to keep investors informed and showcase their products to the public.

The company has started a new ad campaign featuring actress, singer and tv personality Ms.Demetria McKinney
She has also been promoting the product through both her instagram and twitter.

Looking through both Affinity and Demetria's social feed you can see they have been posting pictures and mini videos of the commercial.The Commercial was first spoted on NBC Sports which verifies that the company is doing its best to become the next brand in the beverage industry.

Share Structure:

A/S 5B
NV SOS 2/16/2016
per,TA Mike Ajzenman
August 3, 2016
O/S 1,522,123,132
As of May 28th 2015
A/S: 1,000,000,000
O/S: 633,433,027
Float: 574,448,063
Insider Owns: 365 million shares

From their Annual Report on Dec 31st, 2014:
A/S: 1,000,000,000
O/S: 999,363,027
Float: 574,448,063

From updated on June 30th, 2014:
A/S: 1,000,000,000
O/S: 999,363,027
Float: 574,448,063

Which means this company doesn't dilute, nor do notes convert


Legal Counsel:

This has been removed from OTC Markets. I'd expect new counsel to be listed soon/with next Q filing.


Transfer Agent:

Madison Stock Transfer Inc.
Transfer Agent
PO Box 290-145
Brooklyn, NY, 11229
(718) 627-4453(718) 627-4453





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ABVG News: Affinity Beverage Group Acquires Undone Chocolate 05/19/2017 08:04:00 AM
ABVG News: Affinity Beverage Reaches Important Milestone 05/08/2017 04:06:29 PM
ABVG News: Village Tea Company Launches Kickstarter Offering 05/02/2017 04:05:32 PM
ABVG News: Village Tea Company Product to be Featured in a New Craft Beer 04/25/2017 01:29:54 AM
ABVG News: Affinity Beverage Group Announces LOI for New Acquisition 02/24/2017 09:14:44 AM
#45008  Sticky Note He just emailed me back and said the darkhorseinvestor 07/19/17 02:43:43 PM
#44651  Sticky Note Agreed, the CBD oil tea will be a ccrawford929 06/09/17 11:34:05 AM
#44488  Sticky Note atleast we are getting some threewheeler 06/01/17 06:39:07 PM
#44178  Sticky Note Quarterly is out Ace508 05/22/17 05:19:07 PM
#43401  Sticky Note $Approved vendor for Wholefoods, Sodexo, Walmart, Carnival Cruise, capt_obvious 05/06/17 01:15:48 PM
#32266  Sticky Note ABVG SODEXO partnership coming $$Mind BLOWING NEW DD balamidas 02/03/17 11:21:06 PM
#45036   Affinity Beverage Group Inc Com New threewheeler 07/20/17 12:17:08 PM
#45035   BID growing again. ASK dwindling. Getting ready to FollowTheProfits 07/20/17 12:05:26 PM
#45034   If I see some more nice buys, I'll PeanutButterJellyTime 07/20/17 11:55:41 AM
#45033   According to CEO email, yes. Scroll down and darkhorseinvestor 07/20/17 11:54:57 AM
#45032   Can we get a few more of those? MIKEY501 07/20/17 11:53:39 AM
#45031   10m just now on the ask. PeanutButterJellyTime 07/20/17 11:52:51 AM
#45030   DAMN!!! 10 Million buy??? nicpag9 07/20/17 11:50:45 AM
#45029   Any news/updates coming? Arnold25764 07/20/17 11:50:12 AM
#45028   I believe people are waiting on the sidelines darkhorseinvestor 07/20/17 11:48:37 AM
#45027   Are we going to get any volume today? MIKEY501 07/20/17 11:11:39 AM
#45026   Looking Good Here ABVG$$$$$ johnnyc828 07/20/17 10:23:39 AM
#45025   That's a good idea, I might grab some darkhorseinvestor 07/20/17 09:52:39 AM
#45024   Good morning ABVG! The Big Lebowski 07/20/17 08:49:24 AM
#45023   Gooood morning ABVG $$$$$ MIKEY501 07/20/17 07:34:28 AM
#45022   thnx Darky and good to see big growing Den 07/20/17 05:31:18 AM
#45021   its been pretty quite here so getting a threewheeler 07/19/17 11:15:11 PM
#45020   #ABVG: #49 Break Out Board captainscotty 07/19/17 10:49:13 PM
#45019   $ABVG I called 1 (888) 406-1138 and left OTC_evolutionX 07/19/17 07:10:44 PM
#45018   What did he tell you? Also, can you darkhorseinvestor 07/19/17 07:04:21 PM
#45017   with some solid DD, and news, .0002s wont threewheeler 07/19/17 05:11:31 PM
#45016   ok nice just holding ABVG here while its threewheeler 07/19/17 05:07:04 PM
#45015   Very nice! Mikey likes the sound of that MIKEY501 07/19/17 04:40:11 PM
#45014   Yea, thinking about loading the boat even more, darkhorseinvestor 07/19/17 04:32:29 PM
#45013   Thank you and I just spoke to him OTC_evolutionX 07/19/17 04:30:17 PM
#45012   Janon Costley darkhorseinvestor 07/19/17 04:28:55 PM
#45011   Booom nice ask smack! MIKEY501 07/19/17 03:45:07 PM
#45010   Please copy and paste the email here if OTC_evolutionX 07/19/17 03:15:35 PM
#45009   Great! Hopefully he follows through. The Big Lebowski 07/19/17 03:14:54 PM
#45008   He just emailed me back and said the darkhorseinvestor 07/19/17 02:43:43 PM
#45007   Bid has grown now from 500,000,000 to 700,000,000. darkhorseinvestor 07/19/17 11:48:09 AM
#45006   maybe on vaca' .. Den 07/19/17 09:12:14 AM
#45005   Yes sir! Good news awaits to send us flying! scottietoohottie 07/19/17 08:40:28 AM
#45004   #ABVG: Ready for blast off...:-} Go Scottie captainscotty 07/18/17 06:00:40 PM
#45003   We need a new CEO! This one has MIKEY501 07/18/17 02:29:10 PM
#45002   I tried also with no answer. The Big Lebowski 07/18/17 02:24:54 PM
#45001   Same here man. Just emailed Janon asking for darkhorseinvestor 07/18/17 02:13:12 PM
#45000   hope its going to be good one' Den 07/18/17 11:03:10 AM
#44999   hope its going to be good one' Den 07/18/17 11:03:09 AM
#44998   Agreed... zzzz we need 2nd Qtr financials The Big Lebowski 07/18/17 11:02:03 AM
#44997   hi there ...zzzZZZzZZzzzZzzzzzzzz Den 07/18/17 11:00:51 AM
#44996   #ABVG: That's why we will see 0.001-2 soon. captainscotty 07/18/17 10:40:03 AM
#44995   Not too shabby for a 0.0001/2 naturalborninvestor 07/18/17 10:00:26 AM
#44994   Good morning ABVG! The Big Lebowski 07/18/17 08:34:20 AM
#44993   #ABVG: Got that feeling again...! Could be ready captainscotty 07/17/17 10:21:22 PM
#44992   You bet I am Captain. Been patiently accumulating. ABVG Ace508 07/17/17 08:29:51 PM
#44991   #ABVG: Bet your ready for the NEWS...:-} Go Ace captainscotty 07/17/17 06:27:47 PM
#44990   #ABVG: Time to load'em up Capt,...:-] captainscotty 07/17/17 06:26:47 PM
#44989   #ABVG:Heads up Buddy...:-}Looks like we could take off soon.. captainscotty 07/17/17 06:25:48 PM
#44988   #ABVG: Adding is King..:-} captainscotty 07/17/17 06:24:07 PM
#44987   Looks like this stock is going to make Pierretp 07/17/17 04:45:02 PM