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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
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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SREH News: SREH Announces Completion of Name and Symbol Change 04/12/2016 01:56:44 PM
#30549  Sticky Note *** T/A UPDATE 8-4-2016 + 661M *** MIKEY501 08/04/16 01:06:15 PM
#30395  Sticky Note Affinity Beverage Shareholder Update and Conference Call Details TradeForProfits 05/31/16 01:53:56 PM
#29486  Sticky Note >>>>>>>>>>> WE ARE ON THE AIR!!! <<<<<<<<<< wakeupdummy 11/29/15 07:24:57 AM
#30630   hi SmartMoney - patiently holding $ABVG ! D€N 09/28/16 04:09:08 PM
#30629   4's brewing today [SMART MONEY] 09/28/16 12:26:50 PM
#30628   Where the hell... cashclan 09/27/16 11:02:17 PM
#30627   gm SMART MONEY - $ABVG nice collect yesterday D€N 09/27/16 10:04:32 AM
#30626   It's coming soon! Not just yet. PeanutButterJellyTime 09/27/16 09:58:20 AM
#30625   is it PeanutButterJellyTime? [SMART MONEY] 09/27/16 09:20:45 AM
#30624   .... she's waking (where are u ?) D€N 09/26/16 03:19:11 PM
#30623   yup ... should see 0.0008+ on good volume D€N 09/26/16 03:18:03 PM
#30622   yah ...true - sweet design D€N 09/26/16 03:16:38 PM
#30621   $ABVG -> Tea website looks great GOLDBUFFALO 09/26/16 03:09:00 PM
#30620   Hmmmm, $ABVG GOLDBUFFALO 09/26/16 03:03:33 PM
#30619   Looking very thin on the ask! PeanutButterJellyTime 09/26/16 02:57:36 PM
#30618   interesting action here ...slowely inching up D€N 09/26/16 02:44:05 PM
#30617   Massive bid at 4. Some loser just hit Axel 09/26/16 02:01:13 PM
#30616   25m bid at 4 Axel 09/26/16 01:58:18 PM
#30615   Time to get this moving Axel 09/26/16 07:22:33 AM
#30614   yup D€N 09/23/16 09:55:18 AM
#30613   Village Tea Co. website is back up. gxpac 09/16/16 09:44:43 AM
#30612   Just nite left Axel 09/14/16 03:58:59 PM
#30611   10 minutes.... gxpac 09/14/16 03:50:36 PM
#30610   It's just 210k Axel 09/14/16 03:28:11 PM
#30609   We have 1/2 hour to go today. Doubt gxpac 09/14/16 03:27:30 PM
#30608   Nice 15m bid at 3. 4s should be Axel 09/14/16 03:11:21 PM
#30607   Nice volume today Axel 09/13/16 01:32:25 PM
#30606   hows that news communing along? are they done buccaneer1961 09/12/16 06:58:58 PM
#30605   Nope...about time to turn out the lights here. MIKEY501 09/12/16 09:34:24 AM
#30604   Anybody hear anything new? I haven't gotten any sssss1 09/12/16 09:33:25 AM
#30603   Thats another one of his tricks he changes ceos pgsclaus 09/07/16 07:30:58 PM
#30602   Bill, Is no longer with this company. gxpac 09/07/16 07:24:54 PM
#30601   All his companys have no cash and lots pgsclaus 09/07/16 07:20:36 PM
#30600   Google bill schaefer pennystocks he ceo of several companys pgsclaus 09/07/16 07:17:42 PM
#30599   They buy a wbsite pay for a year pgsclaus 09/07/16 07:08:39 PM
#30598   This is a bill schaefer scam company look pgsclaus 09/07/16 06:55:52 PM
#30597   that's concerning....everyone of those went to no bid buccaneer1961 09/04/16 05:19:24 PM
#30596   that's concerning....everyone of those went to no bid buccaneer1961 09/04/16 05:02:32 PM
#30595   It would just be nice if Janon would MarkieMoo 09/04/16 12:19:39 AM
#30594   Volume moving,possibly News after holiday. ascatt 09/01/16 02:34:45 PM
#30593   It would be best if they just made CantonG 08/31/16 09:11:24 PM
#30592   Has anyone ever gotten an email response from MarkieMoo 08/28/16 11:09:03 PM
#30591   Not good. Imo. Hopefully I'm wrong Joelzee 08/25/16 03:15:06 PM
#30590   Keep in mind that it is August. Vacation? sssss1 08/25/16 08:24:21 AM
#30589   Now the affinity beverage website is down. gxpac 08/25/16 07:06:23 AM
#30588   give it some time ...lil more ...chart lets D€N 08/23/16 07:41:40 AM
#30587   kinda looks like Janon effed up another one here... wakeupdummy 08/22/16 06:16:31 PM
#30586   exact ! D€N 08/22/16 04:19:41 PM
#30585   This thing needs news bad Joelzee 08/22/16 01:20:23 PM
#30584   $ABVG 0005 up but still quiet ... D€N 08/22/16 10:17:00 AM
#30583   Looks like we were all suckers. Typical gxpac 08/21/16 11:15:23 AM
#30582   ABVG Chart Bid.0003/1M /// Ask.0005/5M imgoingfishing1 08/17/16 11:09:33 AM
#30581   soon imo. looking forward to updates from the TradeForProfits 08/15/16 11:33:30 PM