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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
#44392  Sticky Note All shareholders need to inundate costley's email demanding scottietoohottie 05/27/17 06:32:27 PM
#44224  Sticky Note *** T/A UPDATE 5-23-2017 NO CHANGES *** MIKEY501 05/23/17 10:37:43 AM
#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
#44403   #ABVG: Numbers should start coming in soon..:-} captainscotty 05/29/17 08:31:43 PM
#44402   Excellent post give that person a Star.Your on ascatt 05/29/17 04:03:09 PM
#44401   Dilution What is Dilution? Is it good, or bad ? Dilution darkhorseinvestor 05/29/17 02:00:18 PM
#44400   The curse of Janon continues mulligan43 05/29/17 11:30:04 AM
#44399   Everyone having a good memorial day weekend? I darkhorseinvestor 05/29/17 12:25:39 AM
#44398   I am at cashclan 05/28/17 12:13:52 PM
#44397   Shareholder money has been Janon Costley's greatest asset. RicFlair 05/28/17 11:45:40 AM
#44396   Maybe I will contact him when he returns. darkhorseinvestor 05/28/17 10:55:33 AM
#44395   Don't think they'ill be home, you'll find them chasem 05/28/17 07:51:24 AM
#44394   Interesting find. He lives very close to me. darkhorseinvestor 05/28/17 02:27:17 AM
#44393   Sanjay Mahboobani is an Intern at Morgan Stanley chasem 05/27/17 11:02:26 PM
#44392   All shareholders need to inundate costley's email demanding scottietoohottie 05/27/17 06:32:27 PM
#44391   This has been at .0002 several times over RookieStockPicker 05/27/17 09:37:37 AM
#44389   Based on what? Things didn't look too good darkhorseinvestor 05/26/17 10:46:08 PM
#44388   Ahh makes sense but that's no good Townbike203 05/26/17 08:00:51 PM
#44387   I belive we are seeing negative progress on MnyIzMyPrez 05/26/17 07:58:12 PM
#44386   Not much progress on the kick starter.. Townbike203 05/26/17 06:50:17 PM
#44385   Should see more buying pressure here next week. OTC Knight 05/26/17 06:12:51 PM
#44384   I see cashclan 05/26/17 01:49:59 PM
#44383   ummmm well.... no reverse split does not eliminate debt. RicFlair 05/26/17 01:37:57 PM
#44382   Your guess is as good as mine. All darkhorseinvestor 05/26/17 01:36:27 PM
#44381   Lot of black cashclan 05/26/17 01:30:20 PM
#44380   Ummm... This is a "Holding Company" cashclan 05/26/17 01:21:47 PM
#44379   Will this ever move beyond 0.0007? Hmmp! I OTC_evolutionX 05/26/17 01:08:01 PM
#44378   Costley find cashclan 05/26/17 12:54:34 PM
#44377   imo the price per share doesn't matter to RicFlair 05/26/17 12:52:54 PM
#44376   lol you are right! I hope it happens soon! scottietoohottie 05/26/17 12:38:54 PM
#44375   We need something here badly...the stock is falling MIKEY501 05/26/17 12:29:56 PM
#44374   YES! When there is negative chatter about scottietoohottie 05/26/17 12:26:18 PM
#44373   NO Company Acquires Another Company Without Plans! EBW31 05/26/17 12:02:21 PM
#44372   Yes, and there was also $60,000 (300,000,000) on darkhorseinvestor 05/26/17 11:47:15 AM
#44371   I kicked in $590.00 and am holding all johnnyc828 05/26/17 11:40:59 AM
#44370   Never heard cashclan 05/26/17 11:36:50 AM
#44369   your talking like this is already boxed in RicFlair 05/26/17 11:34:59 AM
#44368   Maybe they believe in the business model, but darkhorseinvestor 05/26/17 11:31:48 AM
#44367   Selling again,keep it going and it will be ascatt 05/26/17 11:25:06 AM
#44366   According to my math.That's 80.00 per investor to ascatt 05/26/17 11:24:05 AM
#44365   248 abvg shareholders on record per Q1 filing. 21 RicFlair 05/26/17 11:19:06 AM
#44364   Any signed contract and orders with sodexio.Any ascatt 05/26/17 11:03:21 AM
#44363   Happy holidays to all on board.Maybe,by next holiday ascatt 05/26/17 11:00:24 AM
#44362   Definitely, man! This could be closer to half STEVEN52 05/26/17 10:57:37 AM
#44361   If he believes in his business model so darkhorseinvestor 05/26/17 10:45:37 AM
#44360   Agreed ;) scottietoohottie 05/26/17 10:36:10 AM
#44359 If the $20,000 non dilutive RicFlair 05/26/17 10:22:22 AM
#44358   We just need more transparency for that to darkhorseinvestor 05/26/17 10:02:22 AM
#44357   Not disagreeing with you, bro. It's quite possible STEVEN52 05/26/17 09:55:11 AM
#44356   I think Janon knows all that, he's been scottietoohottie 05/26/17 09:27:43 AM
#44355   Goooood morning ABVG $$$$ MIKEY501 05/26/17 08:06:07 AM
#44354   Absolutely, this can do well with the right STEVEN52 05/26/17 07:42:03 AM
#44353   So... you cashclan 05/26/17 05:49:31 AM