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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
[email protected]
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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#31326  Sticky Note *** 1-20-2017 ABVG NEWS OUT *** MIKEY501 01/20/17 01:42:32 PM
#30834  Sticky Note ABVG NEWS OUT! New Product Alert! New Cads4life12 11/04/16 11:42:59 AM
#30395  Sticky Note Affinity Beverage Shareholder Update and Conference Call Details TradeForProfits 05/31/16 01:53:56 PM
#31367   That's what I like to here Mr. Juan!! ABVG MIKEY501 01/21/17 07:50:02 PM
#31366   Y'all ready for a wild next week here MIKEY501 01/21/17 07:49:29 PM
#31365   Right on is about to start here! SRV1975 01/21/17 04:46:31 PM
#31364   "The Company is currently finalizing Q3/2016 and year BigJuan 01/21/17 04:42:14 PM
#31363   You better believe. Huge volume last week. Think BigJuan 01/21/17 04:41:15 PM
#31362   Agree with those sentiments, have a good one. bz777 01/21/17 03:19:36 PM
#31361   Plus late day news and going to be Tripzerostockplayz 01/21/17 03:13:40 PM
#31360   It makes sense, but don't know if it's Tripzerostockplayz 01/21/17 03:12:28 PM
#31359   Makes sense, thanks for the info.. bz777 01/21/17 03:09:10 PM
#31358   ESTIMATION OF FLOAT: OTC markets info: As of March 31, Tripzerostockplayz 01/21/17 03:07:02 PM
#31357   I don't have that info love your neighbor 01/21/17 02:44:43 PM
#31356   Do you know what the latest float number bz777 01/21/17 02:38:51 PM
#31355   $ABVG chart looks good love your neighbor 01/21/17 02:10:33 PM
#31354   $ABVG getting some attention love your neighbor 01/21/17 02:09:55 PM
#31353   Should be fun: love your neighbor 01/21/17 02:09:16 PM
#31352   NUMBER 12 ON BREAKOUT BOARD!!! NEXT WEEK WILL Tripzerostockplayz 01/21/17 10:37:03 AM
#31351   Looks like this may run out the trips! $ABVG Tripzerostockplayz 01/21/17 10:10:23 AM
#31350   TD Ameritrade also allows you to by $ABVG Tripzerostockplayz 01/21/17 10:10:04 AM
#31349   Etrade allows you to buy this, Fidelity has PeanutButterJellyTime 01/21/17 09:59:30 AM
#31348   Can't buy. This is second or third time JC$ 01/21/17 09:30:20 AM
#31347   GREAT END TO THE WEEK NEWS AND CLOSED Tripzerostockplayz 01/20/17 11:30:49 PM
#31346   understood. I would expect it would be just TradeForProfits 01/20/17 07:31:06 PM
#31345   $ABVG 3 months chart $Pistol Pete$ 01/20/17 07:04:00 PM
#31344   ABVG, we see a nice move next week! BigJuan 01/20/17 06:59:17 PM
#31343   Hey TJG good to see you! ABVG getting BigJuan 01/20/17 06:57:04 PM
#31342   with the late day pr I am smelling osu78OnFire 01/20/17 05:52:40 PM
#31341   Setting up for a run Tripzerostockplayz 01/20/17 05:40:00 PM
#31340   0004 close. Lets crank it next week. $ABVG #breakout TradeForProfits 01/20/17 05:21:42 PM
#31339   The volume past few days will make for PeanutButterJellyTime 01/20/17 04:36:36 PM
#31338   Yes agreed! Awesome day everyone! Get ready for MIKEY501 01/20/17 04:02:48 PM
#31337   Volume before price Mikey... looks like this is TJG 01/20/17 03:59:34 PM
#31336   More .0004s going in powerhour here. Get ready MIKEY501 01/20/17 03:44:19 PM
#31335   Is the current bid 4m or 94m??? I PeanutButterJellyTime 01/20/17 03:01:53 PM
#31334   $ABVG .0004s starting! MIKEY501 01/20/17 02:52:29 PM
#31333   nice news $ABVG should start heating up love your neighbor 01/20/17 02:14:30 PM
#31332   You will start seeing block ask smacks here MIKEY501 01/20/17 01:52:36 PM
#31331   I like to get in before the mega MIKEY501 01/20/17 01:51:46 PM
#31330   by the time those updates come ABVG will TRADE-O-PUSS 01/20/17 01:48:49 PM
#31329   Awesome! Really nice to see the news flow SRV1975 01/20/17 01:45:53 PM
#31328   We been waiting for the updates for months MIKEY501 01/20/17 01:45:01 PM
#31327   Nice! Here comes the fun! ABVG$$$$$ SRV1975 01/20/17 01:44:27 PM
#31326   *** 1-20-2017 ABVG NEWS OUT *** MIKEY501 01/20/17 01:42:32 PM
#31325   great. thanks. $ABVG updates coming!! TradeForProfits 01/20/17 01:40:52 PM
#31324   The Company is currently finalizing Q3/2016 and year MIKEY501 01/20/17 01:39:05 PM
#31323   Here comes the updates, news, and annoucements! MIKEY501 01/20/17 01:38:28 PM
#31322   ABVG News! ABVG Updates Financials TPX 01/20/17 01:37:05 PM
#31320   Added some more 3's here Mikey! SRV1975 01/20/17 01:36:42 PM
#31319   The whales are coming! MJ tea stock at MIKEY501 01/20/17 01:33:36 PM
#31318   ABVG .0003s about to get roasted TRADE-O-PUSS 01/20/17 01:33:34 PM
#31317   $ABVG 4m left 0003s TradeForProfits 01/20/17 01:32:35 PM