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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:

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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SREH News: SREH Announces Completion of Name and Symbol Change 04/12/2016 01:56:44 PM
SREH News: Village Tea Company Announces New Sales Platform 03/22/2016 08:45:00 AM
#30395  Sticky Note Affinity Beverage Shareholder Update and Conference Call Details TradeForProfits 05/31/16 01:53:56 PM
#30099  Sticky Note *** T/A UPDATE 3-11-2016 *** MIKEY501 03/11/16 12:52:56 PM
#29486  Sticky Note >>>>>>>>>>> WE ARE ON THE AIR!!! <<<<<<<<<< wakeupdummy 11/29/15 07:24:57 AM
#30527   So much for lecture on how the company ascatt 07/29/16 11:14:27 PM
#30526   of course MIKE D€N 07/29/16 05:18:33 PM
#30525   I will send them an email over the MIKEY501 07/29/16 02:20:10 PM
#30524   Did you ever get a reply? If gxpac 07/29/16 01:05:47 PM
#30523   Some news and updates here would not hurt. MIKEY501 07/29/16 11:48:25 AM
#30522   after noon MIKE' D€N 07/29/16 11:27:43 AM
#30521   Morning ABVG! MIKEY501 07/29/16 09:33:55 AM
#30520   ABVG close to making another uptick here. MIKEY501 07/28/16 02:37:52 PM
#30519   Everytime I have emailed them I get a MIKEY501 07/28/16 12:17:04 PM
#30518   The last few .0004s falling now. MIKEY501 07/28/16 11:29:08 AM
#30517   ABVG .0004s starting MIKEY501 07/28/16 10:41:18 AM
#30516   ABVG .0004s up and thin. MIKEY501 07/28/16 09:45:12 AM
#30515   Thanks! sssss1 07/28/16 09:24:26 AM
#30514   Go to the affinity beverage website. Then gxpac 07/28/16 09:23:27 AM
#30513   Can you provide me his email address? Thanks sssss1 07/28/16 09:19:59 AM
#30512   Morning ABVG! Bring on the news!!! MIKEY501 07/28/16 08:08:17 AM
#30511   CEO sent me a email.Basically he did not ascatt 07/27/16 11:01:17 PM
#30510   Need some news and updates here. Getting kinda MIKEY501 07/27/16 03:02:45 PM
#30509   I know. Long over due. Joelzee 07/26/16 03:32:58 PM
#30508   GIDDY UP - BRING ON THE NEWS ! D€N 07/26/16 11:34:30 AM
#30506   This is always the risk with pinkies. MarkieMoo 07/22/16 12:31:39 AM
#30504   volume before price ? D€N 07/21/16 06:34:40 PM
#30503   in $ABVG D€N 07/21/16 06:01:05 PM
#30502   good buying yesterday and todays on the 0003's, TradeForProfits 07/21/16 11:51:03 AM
#30501   I been saying this for a month now.Total ascatt 07/20/16 11:03:34 PM
#30500   wowzers..... could be a push coming or the bro's wakeupdummy 07/20/16 08:10:58 PM
#30499   .0003s are going..... gxpac 07/20/16 03:37:14 PM
#30498   Wtf. 25m sell. Not good! Joelzee 07/20/16 03:16:35 PM
#30496   Great volume,that's the good news.But,all on sell side,that's ascatt 07/20/16 02:03:51 PM
#30495   Come on VFIN, bring those fresh 350M new MIKEY501 07/20/16 01:44:31 PM
#30494   Down from .0013, On close watch PENNYMACHINE 07/20/16 01:33:31 PM
#30493   Abvg stock is a scam,scam,scam,scam,scam,scam,scam,scam,scam,scam,scam,scam,scam ascatt 07/18/16 09:30:31 PM
#30492   Save your money.This stock is dead in tea ascatt 07/18/16 01:07:33 PM
#30491   Yea,bid growing to get out.So,all the Triple zero's ascatt 07/18/16 11:55:06 AM
#30490   yes, almost 40m on bid now. TradeForProfits 07/15/16 03:10:44 PM
#30489   sure seems folks want ABVG @.0003 imgoingfishing1 07/15/16 12:24:45 PM
#30488   Bid.0003/34M /// Ask.0005/<2M imgoingfishing1 07/15/16 12:23:49 PM
#30487   we ended with like 35m bid 0003 today TradeForProfits 07/14/16 07:00:45 PM
#30486   exactly. 10m added 0003 bid TradeForProfits 07/14/16 02:49:26 PM
#30485   I don't know about others.I do know when ascatt 07/13/16 03:55:54 PM
#30484   those who know Low-Triples often do, the why imgoingfishing1 07/13/16 11:53:30 AM
#30483   Why would you still buy into the stock ascatt 07/13/16 11:01:24 AM
#30482   ABVG Chart Bid.0003/12M /// Ask.0005/2M imgoingfishing1 07/13/16 10:53:17 AM
#30481   One con with one tea bag,with cheated share holders. ascatt 07/10/16 08:54:47 PM
#30480   The Company's motto should be, "one guy and CantonG 07/10/16 03:23:20 PM
#30479   Looks like heading towards delisting.Abvg stock has failed ascatt 07/08/16 08:35:34 AM
#30478   Maybe janon the CEO is getting ready to ascatt 07/07/16 10:19:05 PM
#30477   No fiancial,no news no interest.That spells,low to no volume.,!!!!! ascatt 07/07/16 06:28:39 PM
#30476   Spoke to soon,CEO sold already...Lol ascatt 07/07/16 03:44:55 PM
#30475   Wish he would buy more. All the gxpac 07/07/16 03:06:42 PM