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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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#31095  Sticky Note *** T/A UPDATE 12-9-2016 NO CHANGES *** MIKEY501 12/09/16 11:00:04 AM
#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
#31096   yup. $ABVG is ready for a big move. TradeForProfits 12/09/16 02:57:59 PM
#31095   *** T/A UPDATE 12-9-2016 NO CHANGES *** MIKEY501 12/09/16 11:00:04 AM
#31094   yeap, they might as well slap that ask GOLDBUFFALO 12/09/16 10:12:15 AM
#31093   I dunno someone really wants in! MIKEY501 12/09/16 10:11:40 AM
#31092   who is the dumbbutt that keeps painting this GOLDBUFFALO 12/09/16 10:11:11 AM
#31091   GOOOOOD Morning $ABVG! MIKEY501 12/09/16 10:01:23 AM
#31090   Bid 34M and growing. MIKEY501 12/08/16 03:44:27 PM
#31089   Someone wanted out and they will regret GOLDBUFFALO 12/08/16 03:30:28 PM
#31088   Impatience clearly doesn't pay!! 1.3m shares from the PeanutButterJellyTime 12/08/16 02:51:54 PM
#31087   Here we go down to just 5M left MIKEY501 12/08/16 02:45:36 PM
#31086   Good Morning ABVG!! MIKEY501 12/08/16 08:04:07 AM
#31085   Really? What has the company done so far? headnorthw 12/08/16 06:41:11 AM
#31084   $ABVG will hit hard when it comes, someone GOLDBUFFALO 12/07/16 12:12:04 PM
#31083   Time for ABVG to get moving...everything else with MIKEY501 12/07/16 11:14:38 AM
#31082   Gooooood morning ABVG!!!!!!!!! MIKEY501 12/07/16 09:44:35 AM
#31081   Bid 30M ask 6M MIKEY501 12/06/16 03:43:24 PM
#31080   Time to get the party started here buffalo! MIKEY501 12/06/16 01:46:59 PM
#31079   captain ignorant did it GOLDBUFFALO 12/06/16 11:17:47 AM
#31078   Ok who painted the bid with 100K shares MIKEY501 12/06/16 11:14:51 AM
#31077   Lol! Someone got bored this morning, just wasted GOLDBUFFALO 12/06/16 11:14:21 AM
#31076   Looking forward to Huge News! SUPER THIN! Will Cads4life12 12/06/16 10:52:44 AM
#31075   I was searching for the next runner MIKEY! Cads4life12 12/06/16 10:52:06 AM
#31074   Morning CADS! We were just about to send MIKEY501 12/06/16 10:48:41 AM
#31073   Good Morning ABVG! Cads4life12 12/06/16 10:47:44 AM
#31072   $ABVG 0003's are the accumulation spot, likely see TradeForProfits 12/06/16 09:42:54 AM
#31071   gm ABVG D€N 12/06/16 09:40:38 AM
#31070   Good morning ABVG! Someone is going to have MIKEY501 12/06/16 07:52:42 AM
#31069   $ABVG The Cardiac Kid 12/06/16 07:50:54 AM
#31068   yw. continue to see $ABVG moving forward. Looking TradeForProfits 12/05/16 12:44:58 PM
#31067   Awesome I hadnt seen that thanks ! MIKEY501 12/05/16 10:35:57 AM
#31066   right on! $ABVG instagram STORY - lightly sparkling, TradeForProfits 12/05/16 10:34:10 AM
#31065   25M bid vs 6M ask. Looking ready here MIKEY501 12/05/16 09:59:01 AM
#31064   Agreed Buffalo...I think its showtime here at ABVG! MIKEY501 12/05/16 09:53:47 AM
#31063   After seeing the website completed, common sense tells GOLDBUFFALO 12/05/16 09:52:42 AM
#31062   $ABVG The Cardiac Kid 12/05/16 08:12:59 AM
#31061   Gooooiid morning ABVG!!! ** ON NEWS WATCH ** $ABVG MIKEY501 12/05/16 07:53:21 AM
#31060   Going to move on air when she goes, GOLDBUFFALO 12/05/16 12:41:32 AM
#31059   That's a tough shot!! Axel 12/04/16 09:20:30 PM
#31058   Looking for .001 this coming week! GOLDBUFFALO 12/04/16 06:32:38 PM
#31057   exactly. $ABVG nearing breakout time imo. TradeForProfits 12/03/16 02:43:01 PM
#31056   .0006 break on chart is huge. And no The Cardiac Kid 12/03/16 12:46:43 PM
#31055   yw. once the 4's clear, i think a TradeForProfits 12/02/16 03:17:36 PM
#31054   They wont last long! SUPER THIN and Growing BID Cads4life12 12/02/16 10:55:35 AM
#31053   Morning CADS...expecting news and those .0004 and .0005 MIKEY501 12/02/16 10:50:49 AM
#31052   Good Morning ABVG! Cads4life12 12/02/16 10:43:40 AM
#31051   i agree and maybe just a little bit TradeForProfits 12/02/16 09:44:49 AM
#31050   Yes they are! Just ABVG a bit lagging Axel 12/02/16 08:49:59 AM
#31049   No kidding....trips on fire!!! Good morning ABVG!! MIKEY501 12/02/16 08:07:44 AM
#31048   $ABVG thank you for the update. Just need The Cardiac Kid 12/02/16 07:53:40 AM
#31047   AWESOME!!! Thanks for checking! It hasnt changed in MIKEY501 12/01/16 03:34:48 PM