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Affinity Beverage Group Inc. (ABVG)

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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
#46544  Sticky Note Yes. He mentioned these and more in the computercartoon 08/18/17 01:25:20 PM
#46084  Sticky Note Notes and highlights from ABVG conference call: darkhorseinvestor 08/08/17 02:51:48 PM
#32266  Sticky Note ABVG SODEXO partnership coming $$Mind BLOWING NEW DD balamidas 02/03/17 11:21:06 PM
#46580   $ABVG I agree. It will be 2 weeks curly75 08/19/17 10:31:02 AM
#46579   Janon needs to start talking up the SOEXO scottietoohottie 08/19/17 07:39:30 AM
#46578   I agree 3 rd quarter and 4th should Pierretp 08/18/17 09:48:57 PM
#46577   Not expecting big numbers until the 3rd Qtr, The Big Lebowski 08/18/17 08:24:28 PM
#46576   The date on that instagram re the Sodexo noezemoney 08/18/17 08:06:52 PM
#46575   I think they are done too. I've always darkhorseinvestor 08/18/17 07:28:42 PM
#46574   yes, and an odd lot has me thinking TradeForProfits 08/18/17 07:19:55 PM
#46573   I believe the number would be out today ascottt 08/18/17 07:02:34 PM
#46572   Talking parrot said ABVG is good to go. Golden Penny 08/18/17 05:37:54 PM
#46571   hopefully today was it threewheeler 08/18/17 05:21:12 PM
#46570   Damn these T trades they have to stop scottietoohottie 08/18/17 05:12:30 PM
#46569   AH? You think the dilution is over now? darkhorseinvestor 08/18/17 04:36:32 PM
#46568   122mil settlement trade AH ABVG threewheeler 08/18/17 04:08:03 PM
#46567   Jeeze you got even more now? You really darkhorseinvestor 08/18/17 03:52:19 PM
#46566   $ABVG Rediculous.WE need to close this at .0003. curly75 08/18/17 03:43:54 PM
#46565   Wow! Leave for a min and someone dumps johnnyc828 08/18/17 03:41:11 PM
#46564   Agreed, bid is growing back up despite the dump. $ABVG darkhorseinvestor 08/18/17 03:36:55 PM
#46563   ppl better start slappin those 3s if they JkJStylez 08/18/17 03:31:37 PM
#46562   Good luck...2s are bout to be a thang JkJStylez 08/18/17 03:30:03 PM
#46561   Who dumped all the shares, I all most invader Zim 08/18/17 03:29:55 PM
#46560   I want more cheapies lol bankmade 08/18/17 03:24:14 PM
#46559   Damn order @ 2 didnt get filled bankmade 08/18/17 03:20:10 PM
#46558   so much for that. Who dumb f@&k dumps charger_sbee 08/18/17 03:17:55 PM
#46557   has there been any talk about a reverse greatnessawaits 08/18/17 03:09:15 PM
#46556   Thanks Nature Boy we gonna rock soon$$$$$$ABVG$$$$$ johnnyc828 08/18/17 02:40:55 PM
#46555   this is gearing up for a reason folks. RicFlair 08/18/17 02:27:23 PM
#46554   they will flip into stronger hands and get JkJStylez 08/18/17 02:25:26 PM
#46553   Agreed. I say we clear 3's during power darkhorseinvestor 08/18/17 02:24:13 PM
#46552   I mean the anticipation here is palpable. We PanamaDean 08/18/17 02:23:41 PM
#46551   It's pretty normal. Just flippers making a quick PanamaDean 08/18/17 02:22:31 PM
#46550   Why are so many trying to exit at invader Zim 08/18/17 02:17:41 PM
#46549   Nice milly slaps on 3s!!! OTC Knight 08/18/17 02:12:52 PM
#46548   Good day over here at $ABVG JkJStylez 08/18/17 02:09:15 PM
#46547   There ya go, Abvg theme song SEPTEMBER scottietoohottie 08/18/17 01:46:44 PM
#46546   The ground is shaking on this one...this volcano JkJStylez 08/18/17 01:32:22 PM
#46545   The Sedoxo September party is revving up. Everybody RicFlair 08/18/17 01:28:40 PM
#46544   Yes. He mentioned these and more in the computercartoon 08/18/17 01:25:20 PM
#46543   This is so exciting I could use some johnnyc828 08/18/17 01:23:07 PM
#46542   congrats on the big share load yesterday Johnny. RicFlair 08/18/17 01:19:49 PM
#46541   Like that bid just tell your friends can't johnnyc828 08/18/17 01:18:28 PM
#46540   #8 on the breakout board :) $abvg bankmade 08/18/17 01:16:16 PM
#46539   I'd love to see the q2 update. However, Sportsman81 08/18/17 01:15:58 PM
#46538   159 million on the Bid got stock??? LOL RicFlair 08/18/17 01:14:27 PM
#46537   Look at the bid build! Over 150 The Big Lebowski 08/18/17 01:13:16 PM
#46536   After hours PR on a Friday. thats just mean. charger_sbee 08/18/17 01:12:57 PM
#46535   4s coming! $ABVG JkJStylez 08/18/17 01:11:19 PM
#46534   ABVG has incredible hippopotamus power. Don't be left behind. Golden Penny 08/18/17 01:08:40 PM
#46533   tick tock tic tock $A(B)OOM!VG JkJStylez 08/18/17 12:50:27 PM
#46532   only a matter of time until this one RicFlair 08/18/17 12:50:06 PM
#46531   Bid over 100 milly!!! OTC Knight 08/18/17 12:39:07 PM