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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
SREH News: Village Tea Company Partners With Pro-Points and Discount Drug Mart 01/21/2016 12:00:00 AM
SREH News: Affinity Beverage Group announces New Partnership Venture 01/13/2016 02:41:41 PM
SREH News: Village Tea Company Adds New E-tail Customer 01/05/2016 08:57:00 AM
#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
#30394   Might consider cashclan 05/25/16 02:01:10 PM
#30393   ABVG .0004 x .0005 nice bid in CC june/1 $treet Trader 05/25/16 01:47:56 PM
#30392   yesterday company diluted 70 million shares on shareholder RicFlair 05/25/16 01:17:06 PM
#30391   ABVG .0004 CC june/1 $treet Trader 05/25/16 01:04:05 PM
#30390   Damn Shorts... cashclan 05/24/16 09:45:04 PM
#30389   Go for it !!! cashclan 05/24/16 09:34:06 PM
#30388   Dilution struck today. Dumb asses! vortmaximum 05/24/16 08:28:12 PM
#30387   ABVG, please note that in the first paragraph $treet Trader 05/24/16 03:57:20 PM
#30386   18.9 trade at .000321 ...could be tomorrow is TJG 05/24/16 03:57:07 PM
#30385   Tuesday, May 24 2016 3:53 PM, EST $treet Trader 05/24/16 03:56:20 PM
#30384   ABVG .0005 cover just in, seller lifted $treet Trader 05/24/16 03:49:44 PM
#30383   ABVG .0005 $treet Trader 05/24/16 03:11:14 PM
#30382   Y the sell off? ? Joelzee 05/24/16 02:46:07 PM
#30381   ABVG .0004 its its falling!!!!!!!!!!!!!! $treet Trader 05/24/16 01:24:12 PM
#30380   ABVG .0004 vfin giving a few away today. $treet Trader 05/24/16 01:13:25 PM
#30379   added ABVG .0003/4s rumor of big news coming $treet Trader 05/24/16 01:02:37 PM
#30378   Diluting into todays PR. Nice move tea jerks! MIKEY501 05/24/16 12:42:51 PM
#30377   Ouch gxpac 05/24/16 12:38:35 PM
#30376   Lets see.... cashclan 05/24/16 11:58:40 AM
#30375   Only one problem cashclan 05/24/16 11:45:22 AM
#30374   Might take cashclan 05/24/16 11:15:36 AM
#30373   $ABVG @ .0005! Estrella 05/24/16 11:01:27 AM
#30372   Agree... prefer sooner, but may be later...least he TJG 05/24/16 10:56:52 AM
#30371   Oh well... cashclan 05/24/16 10:08:51 AM
#30370   Hemp/CBD infused tea among many updates, great news. TradeForProfits 05/24/16 09:39:23 AM
#30369   they were chewed through and moved off previously, TradeForProfits 05/24/16 09:34:53 AM
#30368   And on cue VFIN shows up and undercuts TJG 05/24/16 09:13:13 AM
#30367   great news. lots of updates to come! call TradeForProfits 05/24/16 09:12:13 AM
#30366   Affinity Beverage Shareholder Update and Conference Call Details $treet Trader 05/24/16 08:22:54 AM
#30365   NEWS OUT THIS MORNING TJG 05/24/16 08:05:33 AM
#30364   yes. looking forward to further updates from the TradeForProfits 05/23/16 11:46:51 AM
#30363   In the common cashclan 05/22/16 06:53:33 PM
#30361   nice, we are getting attention $treet Trader 05/20/16 03:16:04 PM
#30360   SmallCap $ABVG blog post just came out: TradeForProfits 05/20/16 03:14:00 PM
#30359   >>>>> ALERT >>>> After 10 minutes DD >>>>> rarefind 05/20/16 02:35:52 PM
#30358   ABVG .0006 must READ THIS>>>>>>>>>>>>>> $treet Trader 05/20/16 01:09:20 PM
#30357   ABVG .0006 starting, big news coming here $treet Trader 05/20/16 12:20:56 PM
#30356   Just never know cashclan 05/19/16 09:52:54 PM
#30355   ABVG .001+ soon imo kapoooo 05/19/16 07:21:01 PM
#30354   ABVG .0005 big news coming here, cheap here $treet Trader 05/19/16 03:55:29 PM
#30353   yup. Looks like some major revenue generation is TradeForProfits 05/19/16 03:42:56 PM
#30352  Restored Is that information received still on point? Boy, CantonG 05/19/16 02:30:52 PM
#30351   You just never know... cashclan 05/17/16 03:09:03 PM
#30350   that would be pretty stupid, distribution deals and TradeForProfits 05/17/16 02:38:30 PM
#30349   agreed. teaser in the last news release. looking TradeForProfits 05/17/16 02:36:39 PM
#30348   Yep... I don't think you can sell 315 Million shorts.. cashclan 05/17/16 02:36:05 PM
#30347   who knows. what i do know is the TradeForProfits 05/17/16 02:34:42 PM
#30346   doesn't matter, they are restricted. rule 144 limits TradeForProfits 05/17/16 02:32:41 PM
#30345   Well... I wait... cashclan 05/17/16 01:31:32 PM
#30344   This board cracks me up... Newbie1138 05/17/16 08:47:49 AM