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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 


 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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#30638  Sticky Note *** T/A UPDATE 9-30-2016 +150M *** MIKEY501 09/30/16 06:06:04 PM
#30395  Sticky Note Affinity Beverage Shareholder Update and Conference Call Details TradeForProfits 05/31/16 01:53:56 PM
#30739   Either buy the .0006s or sell me some MIKEY501 10/27/16 12:27:26 PM
#30738   i'd say.... 6'z is gonna go grabbed in D€N 10/27/16 12:18:20 PM
#30737   Looking thin today. Some slapping should take ABVG Axel 10/27/16 10:08:10 AM
#30736   exact MOMO / $ABVG D€N 10/27/16 04:08:15 AM
#30735   I have a few tucked away...when MJ hits MOMO 10/26/16 07:14:29 PM
#30734   once we get MJ news this will run hard....... MG-Trader 10/26/16 07:07:03 PM
#30733   the 270k shares wasn't enough? LOL. Highlights: TradeForProfits 10/26/16 03:20:53 PM
#30732   yes. $ABVG has actual product sales, amazon listed, TradeForProfits 10/26/16 03:18:41 PM
#30731   I wish someone would give me some more MIKEY501 10/26/16 02:36:42 PM
#30730   noticed that also. 4 and 5's have been TradeForProfits 10/26/16 02:28:10 PM
#30729   It's always about patience... Did you see the PeanutButterJellyTime 10/26/16 11:06:36 AM
#30728   What is really interesting is any 4's and PeanutButterJellyTime 10/26/16 10:48:40 AM
#30727   agreed $ABVG 4's, 5's and 6's all thin TradeForProfits 10/26/16 10:39:03 AM
#30726   just need to unleach the MJ news and D€N 10/26/16 08:34:58 AM
#30725   holding some long here...ABVG is MJ so we MOMO 10/26/16 08:29:19 AM
#30724   $ABVG The Cardiac Kid 10/26/16 07:57:01 AM
#30723   Yup still holding ABVG MG-Trader 10/25/16 03:14:57 PM
#30722   Past week or two, any 4's and 5's PeanutButterJellyTime 10/25/16 03:10:14 PM
#30721   Sweet ;-) ABVG MG-Trader 10/25/16 11:41:13 AM
#30720   $ABVG chart with bbands. breakout ready imo TradeForProfits 10/25/16 11:12:44 AM
#30719   can't wait for that ... D€N 10/25/16 10:56:33 AM
#30718   I was told the same thing for MJ OCMillionaire 10/25/16 10:13:35 AM
#30717   $ABVG The Cardiac Kid 10/25/16 07:56:10 AM
#30716   excellent find ! D€N 10/25/16 05:26:40 AM
#30715   Lol, just as I said back in 2014 bogee 10/24/16 04:03:50 PM
#30714   Can I be friends with said source? sssss1 10/24/16 12:59:37 PM
#30713   According to my source,weed Tea is being made ascatt 10/24/16 12:50:26 PM
#30712   GM ABVG MG-Trader 10/24/16 09:00:03 AM
#30711   $ABVG The Cardiac Kid 10/24/16 07:59:59 AM
#30710   wow...didn't know that...thanks MG MOMO 10/23/16 11:37:20 AM
#30709   hmmm.... neat, might have to try GOLDBUFFALO 10/22/16 08:16:37 PM
#30708   Product is available for purchase directly from Amazon! MG-Trader 10/22/16 07:48:45 PM
#30707   agreed ... GOLDBUFFALO / WEED TEA!!!!! CBD drink D€N 10/22/16 06:47:20 AM
#30706   yup.Sitting pretty on the 50 and 200MA MG-Trader 10/21/16 11:09:59 PM
#30705   $ABVG ACCUMULATION VERY NICE HERE ON THE 50 day. The Cardiac Kid 10/21/16 05:32:37 PM
#30704   accumulation building MOMO 10/21/16 04:05:35 PM
#30703   yes, chart ready, #MJ ready, $ABVG! TradeForProfits 10/21/16 03:50:13 PM
#30702   $AVBG looks like .001 plus next week. The Cardiac Kid 10/21/16 03:35:37 PM
#30701   nice MG-Trader 10/21/16 03:34:08 PM
#30700   Yep, and then someone put 3.6m shares up PeanutButterJellyTime 10/21/16 03:29:34 PM
#30699   impatiently waiting, lets get 0006's done today! go TradeForProfits 10/21/16 03:21:19 PM
#30698   $ABVG .0006's fallin MOMO 10/21/16 03:15:13 PM
#30697   .001 NEXT WEEK IMO MG-Trader 10/21/16 03:08:12 PM
#30696   .0006 gone MG-Trader 10/21/16 03:04:59 PM
#30695   That's expensive beer!! PeanutButterJellyTime 10/21/16 02:39:00 PM
#30694   180k ask @.0005 lol someone needs 24pack beer MG-Trader 10/21/16 12:14:03 PM
#30693   WHO SELLS 4'S WHEN 6 IS LOW OFFER???????? [SMART MONEY] 10/21/16 11:49:28 AM
#30692   WEED TEA!!!!! CBD drink would be great to GOLDBUFFALO 10/21/16 10:27:01 AM
#30691   .0006 break and we test/break .001 MOMO 10/21/16 10:19:32 AM
#30690   Yup very much not much left MG-Trader 10/21/16 09:53:17 AM