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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: 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
ABVG News: Friendable Inc.’s (OTC Pink: FDBL), Transformation from Debt to Equity Financing – Roadmap for Growth in 2017 02/14/2017 07:00:00 AM
#42796  Sticky Note *** ABVG T/A UPDATE 4-25-2017 NO CHANGES *** MIKEY501 04/25/17 01:12:50 PM
#42701  Sticky Note ***$ABVG MEGA DD REPORT*** TOP 10 REASONS TO BUY! 1. The Big Lebowski 04/24/17 10:44:31 PM
#42485  Sticky Note WASHINGTON, April 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Affinity Beverage RicFlair 04/20/17 10:12:56 AM
#32266  Sticky Note ABVG SODEXO partnership coming $$Mind BLOWING NEW DD balamidas 02/03/17 11:21:06 PM
#42875   ABVG nice lots of irons get warm in threewheeler 04/26/17 10:36:18 PM
#42873 scottietoohottie 04/26/17 09:36:05 PM
#42872   Well the deal with Sodexo has already be scottietoohottie 04/26/17 09:07:57 PM
#42871   There's no guarantee that stuff will happen, if darkhorseinvestor 04/26/17 08:36:55 PM
#42870   I am patiently waiting for that stuff to happen. Almost A Myth 04/26/17 08:12:25 PM
#42869   When the Sodexo, un done chocolate and carnival scottietoohottie 04/26/17 07:40:19 PM
#42868   Maybe it could but I think she's about darkhorseinvestor 04/26/17 07:00:32 PM
#42867   pulled my bid @0002 got a bid in @0001 6 RicFlair 04/26/17 05:27:46 PM
#42866   Maybe Sodexo our partner is loaded up too? scottietoohottie 04/26/17 04:48:12 PM
#42865   I hope we both get filled Mikey :) huka 04/26/17 03:56:03 PM
#42864   I was in line first LOLOLOLOLOLOL wait your MIKEY501 04/26/17 03:53:49 PM
#42863   I'll take 2's Pleeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeease huka 04/26/17 03:52:18 PM
#42862   That's wonderful.:-D exploreit 04/26/17 02:18:45 PM
#42860   Whohahaha...... i'm in at 4's with 4 milly rudyboy 04/26/17 02:17:29 PM
#42859   So, I'm right. Thanx exploreit 04/26/17 02:15:57 PM
#42858   Lol rudyboy 04/26/17 02:13:28 PM
#42857   That must be a nervous laugh, since I exploreit 04/26/17 02:12:37 PM
#42856   Lol..... rudyboy 04/26/17 02:09:49 PM
#42854   This looks like about to take off, last exploreit 04/26/17 01:58:57 PM
#42853   if the bottom falls out you'll be able RicFlair 04/26/17 01:47:35 PM
#42852   Yup, also hope I can get some more scottietoohottie 04/26/17 01:33:52 PM
#42851   agreed. 258m on bid, some 4's came down TradeForProfits 04/26/17 01:32:35 PM
#42850   Got a feeling were about to see ABVG MIKEY501 04/26/17 01:26:41 PM
#42849   and we are seeing that progressing. $ABVG TradeForProfits 04/26/17 01:25:57 PM
#42848   Agreed. Look at the chart prior to the darkhorseinvestor 04/26/17 01:12:20 PM
#42847   Furthermore, I believe there are different ways to Almost A Myth 04/26/17 01:04:43 PM
#42846   2's hitting. sometimes these tap rock bottom (.0001) RicFlair 04/26/17 12:56:04 PM
#42845   In my last post.It sounded like I was Almost A Myth 04/26/17 12:51:47 PM
#42844   Someone was impatient, they will be sorry they scottietoohottie 04/26/17 12:19:03 PM
#42843   That would be a great pick up! scottietoohottie 04/26/17 12:06:08 PM
#42842   I have $4,000 on the bid @0002 if RicFlair 04/26/17 12:03:26 PM
#42841   2s??? WTF pokerpunk 04/26/17 11:58:06 AM
#42840   Can't wait for 1st Qtr. Don't expect The Big Lebowski 04/26/17 11:28:33 AM
#42839   In my last post.It sounded like I was ascatt 04/26/17 11:28:25 AM
#42838   I am hearing chatter,that first quarter numbers are ascatt 04/26/17 11:13:59 AM
#42837   $ I just sent CEO an email explaining capt_obvious 04/26/17 11:00:19 AM
#42836   Agreed,please post First quarter statement would be a ascatt 04/26/17 11:00:06 AM
#42835   $ABVG$ $100 is a great price to post PRs capt_obvious 04/26/17 10:43:39 AM
#42834   $ABVG$ CEO should read this: InvestorsHub NewsWire is capt_obvious 04/26/17 10:42:50 AM
#42833   But there are other non-hockey events going on Almost A Myth 04/26/17 10:39:37 AM
#42832   "We are excited about the partnership with On scottietoohottie 04/26/17 10:10:56 AM
#42831   *** ABVG T/A UPDATE 4-25-2017 NO CHANGES *** MIKEY501 04/26/17 10:09:33 AM
#42830   Good morning. Looking at the positives here m darkhorseinvestor 04/26/17 09:39:35 AM
#42829   Good morning ABVG! The Big Lebowski 04/26/17 09:05:26 AM
#42828   My guess is the Panthers didn't make the The Big Lebowski 04/26/17 09:04:40 AM
#42827   "Affinity Beverage Group/Village Tea Company will continue to scottietoohottie 04/26/17 08:25:34 AM
#42825   I have high hopes also. Been blood Almost A Myth 04/26/17 01:27:21 AM
#42824   Agreed. Janon needs to put his money where darkhorseinvestor 04/26/17 12:56:49 AM
#42822   ABVG will move when the mergers/partnerships/ad campaigns come Almost A Myth 04/25/17 09:37:48 PM
#42821   Agreed. Looking at the glass half full here darkhorseinvestor 04/25/17 09:31:55 PM