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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
#45212  Sticky Note $ABVG **HUGE DD!!** I found the Sodexo partnership! Jp1221 07/22/17 11:56:37 AM
#45073  Sticky Note *** ABVG T/A UPDATE 7-21-2017 NO CHANGES *** MIKEY501 07/21/17 12:27:16 PM
#44651  Sticky Note Agreed, the CBD oil tea will be a ccrawford929 06/09/17 11:34:05 AM
#44488  Sticky Note atleast we are getting some threewheeler 06/01/17 06:39:07 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
#45279   ABVG on NASA launch pad. Golden Penny 07/24/17 01:52:31 AM
#45278   With news/updates coming, 3's may be long gone Arnold25764 07/24/17 01:02:44 AM
#45277   Can't wait for tomorrow! Go ABVG! darkhorseinvestor 07/24/17 12:59:31 AM
#45276   I do believe so. Can't wait to see Arnold25764 07/23/17 11:18:51 PM
#45275   Ahoy there Captain more will come soon. $ABVG darkhorseinvestor 07/23/17 09:40:43 PM
#45274   yah Den 07/23/17 07:39:39 PM
#45273 captainscotty 07/23/17 06:16:04 PM
#45272   #ABVG: So far 3 Whales have joined the captainscotty 07/23/17 06:13:31 PM
#45271   #ABVG: That's what Sundays are for...:-} Go Den captainscotty 07/23/17 06:08:38 PM
#45270   doritos party first' lmao Den 07/23/17 05:56:09 PM
#45269   Yes, anticipating some nice news/updates. $ABVG on close Arnold25764 07/23/17 05:10:54 PM
#45268   If Janon comes through and delivers news with scottietoohottie 07/23/17 04:37:00 PM
#45267   Could see massive explosion tomorrow! I have my Mund 07/23/17 04:25:14 PM
#45266   $ABVG rocketship ready for take off sir. Watch Arnold25764 07/23/17 04:12:19 PM
#45265   #ABVG: "This thing has got to take off captainscotty 07/23/17 03:58:02 PM
#45264   Exactly sir, volume precedes price. If you check Arnold25764 07/23/17 02:34:01 PM
#45263   So excited for this week. Can't wait to Arnold25764 07/23/17 02:32:24 PM
#45262   Abvg is full of potential and the gears Townbike203 07/23/17 02:23:39 PM
#45261   Dead money cashclan 07/23/17 01:19:15 PM
#45260   Absolutely, man! It's amazing how some folks can STEVEN52 07/23/17 08:44:59 AM
#45259   #ABVG:Volume before $PPS,,,:-}Could become the Pennyland spike...! Go captainscotty 07/23/17 08:33:07 AM
#45258   #ABVG: Welcome Threewheeler..."Penny land is real possibility ABVG" captainscotty 07/23/17 08:30:21 AM
#45257   agreed dude Den 07/23/17 06:37:56 AM
#45256   Wow $ABVG still holding Top 5 Breakout boards. Arnold25764 07/23/17 01:33:46 AM
#45254   Hey balamidas, good to see you back. Are darkhorseinvestor 07/23/17 01:15:10 AM
#45253   possible one ~ balamidas 07/23/17 12:54:44 AM
#45252   Hey balamidas glad to see you here. Anticipating Arnold25764 07/23/17 12:53:32 AM
#45251   big volume Friday ! balamidas 07/23/17 12:52:33 AM
#45250   LMAO... ok, let me give it a try. One O'Clock Drop 07/23/17 12:26:04 AM
#45248   Time now, time for change. Bring in the Arnold25764 07/22/17 11:05:29 PM
#45247   Been here quite long, long enough to know Rudywibi 07/22/17 10:50:38 PM
#45246   Would love to see 2 bucks be realistically Arnold25764 07/22/17 08:51:00 PM
#45245   That I can live with. Thanks One O'Clock Drop 07/22/17 07:11:47 PM
#45244   You my friend are on the right board. Arnold25764 07/22/17 06:48:54 PM
#45243   Been a while for news/updates. Depending on the Arnold25764 07/22/17 06:41:05 PM
#45241   yes breaking trip ZZZs is always a bit threewheeler 07/22/17 06:36:24 PM
#45240   Best to be in before news drops. Could Arnold25764 07/22/17 06:35:09 PM
#45239   Can't wait to hear what the news is. Arnold25764 07/22/17 06:33:38 PM
#45238   only one person saying any where near those threewheeler 07/22/17 06:29:25 PM
#45237   ABVG if CEO announces deals all finalized and threewheeler 07/22/17 06:21:19 PM
#45236   Nah ... Only 168 cashclan 07/22/17 05:30:31 PM
#45235   I thought I was in the wrong board... Rudywibi 07/22/17 05:04:58 PM
#45234   lol that's funny!! Rudywibi 07/22/17 05:04:06 PM
#45233   Sorry wrong board lol Funnguy77 07/22/17 04:50:02 PM
#45232   It hit 0040+ a few months ago... Funnguy77 07/22/17 04:49:44 PM
#45231   My thought also... cashclan 07/22/17 04:41:12 PM
#45230   Updates/news coming, we could see a nice rise Arnold25764 07/22/17 04:32:44 PM
#45229   I would be happy if next week Rudywibi 07/22/17 04:31:52 PM
#45228   Yes it's not gonna happen. Some people like Rudywibi 07/22/17 04:27:54 PM
#45227   No, no, no.... I didn't say it was. One O'Clock Drop 07/22/17 04:20:13 PM