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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
[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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#31326  Sticky Note *** 1-20-2017 ABVG NEWS OUT *** MIKEY501 01/20/17 01:42:32 PM
#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
#31449   I agree! While that 70m share dump wasn't PeanutButterJellyTime 01/24/17 03:43:31 PM
#31448   Loving all this volume Juan! ABVG warming up MIKEY501 01/24/17 03:10:11 PM
#31447   Wow just checking in here. More big volume ABVG BigJuan 01/24/17 03:09:00 PM
#31446   $ABVG so wonderful of the CEO to be The Cardiac Kid 01/24/17 03:08:29 PM
#31445   Well , THAT was pretty rude , if molee 01/24/17 02:48:34 PM
#31444   Really more dumping Artex555 01/24/17 02:22:53 PM
#31443   Really? People will buy if it does headnorthw 01/24/17 01:38:57 PM
#31442   ABVG .0003s getting stolen. MIKEY501 01/24/17 01:31:47 PM
#31441   Not enough people are noticing this ticker, that's Tripzerostockplayz 01/24/17 01:17:23 PM
#31440   $ABVG hard to believe this hit .0005 just The Cardiac Kid 01/24/17 01:16:12 PM
#31439   Looking for this one to heat up on MIKEY501 01/24/17 01:14:59 PM
#31438   I was told Thurs. ascatt 01/24/17 12:58:57 PM
#31437   When will the major announcement be, this week? Tripzerostockplayz 01/24/17 12:41:53 PM
#31436   I received information on company.That major announcement on ascatt 01/24/17 12:30:08 PM
#31435   Yes a couple .0004s came down to .0003. MIKEY501 01/24/17 12:29:20 PM
#31434   someone maybe hit it when u didn't see. TradeForProfits 01/24/17 12:20:19 PM
#31433   Email: When do you think financials will be released Tripzerostockplayz 01/24/17 11:41:53 AM
#31432   $ABVG filings to become fully current information expected MIKEY501 01/24/17 11:18:22 AM
#31431   Getting volume current this week per email by CEO! Tripzerostockplayz 01/24/17 10:46:53 AM
#31430   How's the bid not going down, and there Tripzerostockplayz 01/24/17 10:46:24 AM
#31429   Looks like people are getting impatient Tripzerostockplayz 01/24/17 10:38:41 AM
#31428   load time before news hits imo. $ABVG primed TradeForProfits 01/24/17 10:22:07 AM
#31427   Bid increasing but no ask smacks! Come on Tripzerostockplayz 01/24/17 09:41:20 AM
#31426   Nice bids to open the day! Bring the MIKEY501 01/24/17 09:32:54 AM
#31425   What did they say? Tripzerostockplayz 01/24/17 09:07:22 AM
#31424   Top of the morning ABVG! MIKEY501 01/24/17 08:55:07 AM
#31423   Excellent! Thanks for sharing! ABVG$$$$$$$ SRV1975 01/24/17 08:41:57 AM
#31422   Yes MIKEY501 01/24/17 08:10:53 AM
#31421   $ABVG The Cardiac Kid 01/24/17 07:52:02 AM
#31420   Anybody else email the company? Tripzerostockplayz 01/23/17 10:14:28 PM
#31419   This is great news. With the volume last BigJuan 01/23/17 05:50:29 PM
#31418   Looks like people just waiting for news Tripzerostockplayz 01/23/17 05:29:31 PM
#31417   Yeah millions in like an hour or less! Tripzerostockplayz 01/23/17 05:28:57 PM
#31416   Notice how quickly any 3's on the ask PeanutButterJellyTime 01/23/17 05:24:54 PM
#31415   Yeah that's what I was just about to Tripzerostockplayz 01/23/17 05:21:16 PM
#31414   No volume means no selling! 3's were accumulated PeanutButterJellyTime 01/23/17 05:20:15 PM
#31413   Yup just wanted to make sure how fast Tripzerostockplayz 01/23/17 03:00:21 PM
#31412   Awesome! Thanks for the update! I expect were MIKEY501 01/23/17 02:59:22 PM
#31411   Got email they will be current this week! Tripzerostockplayz 01/23/17 02:56:39 PM
#31409   The Company is currently finalizing Q3/2016 and year MIKEY501 01/23/17 01:30:37 PM
#31408   Yup hopefully news is soon! Tripzerostockplayz 01/23/17 01:30:04 PM
#31407   Were all waiting to see how big and MIKEY501 01/23/17 01:26:00 PM
#31406   Wonder what happened to all the volume. Thought Tripzerostockplayz 01/23/17 01:25:29 PM
#31405   I agree everything is looking great here and MIKEY501 01/23/17 12:54:31 PM
#31404   No volume means no buyer's.This company is not ascatt 01/23/17 12:53:24 PM
#31403   market watching for updates, load time is here $abvg TradeForProfits 01/23/17 12:46:38 PM
#31402   $ABVG updates on order. OTC current coming. $ABVG TradeForProfits 01/23/17 12:45:56 PM
#31401   $ABVG more updates coming per last news release. The Cardiac Kid 01/23/17 10:54:57 AM
#31400   Yup just need that first ask slap to Tripzerostockplayz 01/23/17 10:49:16 AM
#31399   A couple taps on the ask and the MIKEY501 01/23/17 10:47:08 AM