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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
[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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#40868  Sticky Note $ABVG Village Tea Company Announces Partnership with Gre $Pistol Pete$ 03/15/17 01:29:48 PM
#40705  Sticky Note WASHINGTON, March 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Affinity Beverage capt_obvious 03/13/17 10:57:26 AM
#40526  Sticky Note NEWS out >> Village Tea Company Partners with balamidas 03/08/17 10:38:29 AM
#36616  Sticky Note Newest MEGA DD and Research Package- $ABVG DD_dempsey 02/14/17 03:17:22 AM
#32266  Sticky Note ABVG SODEXO partnership coming $$Mind BLOWING NEW DD balamidas 02/03/17 11:21:06 PM
#41303   This is accumulating just like it did before darkhorseinvestor 03/23/17 09:21:32 PM
#41301   lot of front load accumulation happening @0003 before RicFlair 03/23/17 07:43:43 PM
#41300   ABVG glad I picked up some a while threewheeler 03/23/17 06:44:27 PM
#41299 Mcfamin 03/23/17 05:23:47 PM
#41297   picked up a couple mill as well. looking greatnessawaits 03/23/17 04:05:51 PM
#41296 "Affinity Beverage and Village Tea and Coffee Compa RicFlair 03/23/17 03:50:55 PM
#41295   Agreed. People on the sidelines will soon be darkhorseinvestor 03/23/17 03:47:20 PM
#41294   I just took a position at 0.0003 right now. MindlessSelf 03/23/17 03:46:31 PM
#41293   ABVG BEST OP @ .0003 IN THE OTC!!! #1 $$CHIHUAHUA$$ 03/23/17 03:43:30 PM
#41292   Incredible. I want some of this stuff ASAP! Jsmoothdz 03/23/17 03:20:58 PM
#41291   Fantastic! Thank you for the update! MIKEY501 03/23/17 02:39:13 PM
#41290   Just got with TA no changes since they The Big Lebowski 03/23/17 02:35:44 PM
#41289   4s printed! MOCKBA 03/23/17 02:12:34 PM
#41288   Thanks for the charts Pete! The Big Lebowski 03/23/17 02:09:45 PM
#41287   Very nice! MOCKBA 03/23/17 02:07:27 PM
#41286   $ABVG ABVG Updates Financials ABVG $Pistol Pete$ 03/23/17 02:01:59 PM
#41285   LOL. I was waiting for someone to pick darkhorseinvestor 03/23/17 01:55:46 PM
#41284   I want some CBD coffee right now, ABVG$ ccrawford929 03/23/17 01:50:11 PM
#41283   CBD COFFEE. OH YEAH!!! ABVG :-) $$CHIHUAHUA$$ 03/23/17 01:47:31 PM
#41282   ABVG RicFlair 03/23/17 01:47:14 PM
#41281   WOW$$$$$ ABVG IS A SLEEPING MONSTER OF A STOCK. ABVG VMAN06 03/23/17 01:39:26 PM
#41280   NEWS.. New Hemp infused coffee collab with Green ccrawford929 03/23/17 01:37:20 PM
#41279   Are you brewing CBD tea? Lol The Big Lebowski 03/23/17 01:36:35 PM
#41278   Agreed. Something is definitely brewing right now. This darkhorseinvestor 03/23/17 12:16:51 PM
#41277   hey 4's give the nature boy some 2's RicFlair 03/23/17 12:16:03 PM
#41276   The big boys are sitting on the sidelines, Ferro546 03/23/17 12:07:42 PM
#41275   I think we all would... only a The Big Lebowski 03/23/17 12:04:50 PM
#41274   I would like some .0002s myself! :) MIKEY501 03/23/17 12:02:54 PM
#41273   Lol, no nobody wants to give us 2s. The Big Lebowski 03/23/17 12:00:08 PM
#41272   Nobody wants to sell 0002? $51,800 at the exit door..... RicFlair 03/23/17 11:46:44 AM
#41271   Agreed. Go ABVG!!! $ABVG darkhorseinvestor 03/23/17 11:34:09 AM
#41270   Part of the problem is that certain brokers DrewStegman 03/23/17 11:21:52 AM
#41269   I hope you're right. This is a very MnyIzMyPrez 03/23/17 11:20:15 AM
#41268   Think about what happened in February. We had DrewStegman 03/23/17 11:18:25 AM
#41267   We are at the cusp of a huge DrewStegman 03/23/17 11:16:00 AM
#41266   Then why the huge walls at every tick? MnyIzMyPrez 03/23/17 11:15:44 AM
#41265   ABVG high end tea(drinks), high end chocolate(food), pharmaceutical capt_obvious 03/23/17 10:57:24 AM
#41264   Ready for explode IMO. Go ABVG >>> Heavily undervalued. MVIR 03/23/17 10:43:42 AM
#41263   ABVG 4's up huka 03/23/17 10:34:26 AM
#41262   $51,800 on the bid @0002 for the impatient. RicFlair 03/23/17 10:11:19 AM
#41261   89,000,000. That equates to about $35,000. Should be darkhorseinvestor 03/23/17 10:01:17 AM
#41260   Agree and I think we are finally starting The Big Lebowski 03/23/17 09:25:50 AM
#41259   Agreed. I think we start to climb now. darkhorseinvestor 03/23/17 09:19:23 AM
#41258   $ABVG$ big things here, don't be left out folks! capt_obvious 03/23/17 09:09:23 AM
#41257   Good morning ABVG. The Big Lebowski 03/23/17 07:55:57 AM
#41256   IN 2500 STORES AND COUNTING!!! THAT WAS 23 $$CHIHUAHUA$$ 03/23/17 04:23:49 AM
#41255   HAHA CHECK THIS OUT $$CHIHUAHUA$$ 03/23/17 04:12:09 AM
#41254   HOLY CBD GRAIL!!! $$ ABVG $$ REALIST $$CHIHUAHUA$$ 03/23/17 03:46:54 AM