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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
www.affinitybeverage.com 

Deal with Sodexo! 

http://fortune.com/2016/10/05/back-to-the-roots-food-service/ 


http://www.sodexousa.com/home.html

 Product is available for purchase directly from Amazon!
http://amzn.to/1TRW2Vr 

Brands/Subsidiaries:

Image result for Village tea
 

 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, www.villageteaco.com 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. 
 
 
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 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. 

https://www.facebook.com/affinitybeverage
https://www.facebook.com/villageteaco
https://www.instagram.com/villageteaco
https://twitter.com/villageteaco
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpn6DV56_h1wMykInreFSvA
 

  
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.
https://www.instagram.com/demetria4real/
https://twitter.com/demimckinney
 

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.
 https://www.instagram.com/p/-p42uAhIlx/
 
 
   

Share Structure:

A/S 5B
NV SOS 2/16/2016
http://nvsos.gov/sosentitysearch/CorpDetails.aspx?lx8nvq=3uHD53VueqHlASJxCuF9bA%253d%253d&nt7=0
 
per,TA Mike Ajzenman
info@madisonstocktransfer.com
August 3, 2016
O/S 1,522,123,132
 
 
O/S HAS GONE DOWN OVER 300 MILLION SHARES
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 OTCmarkets.com 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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#38100  Sticky Note $ABVG Official NEWS out and it's HUGE! DD_dempsey 02/17/17 11:36:56 AM
#36616  Sticky Note Newest MEGA DD and Research Package- $ABVG DD_dempsey 02/14/17 03:17:22 AM
#32266  Sticky Note ABVG SODEXO partnership coming $$Mind BLOWING NEW DD balamidas 02/03/17 11:21:06 PM
#38570   That's a good favor. Your love it. That's masterbug1 02/19/17 01:25:44 PM
#38569   I know because I've try. It's ok they masterbug1 02/19/17 01:23:53 PM
#38568   Curt we will do well here. A little the third leg 02/19/17 01:10:46 PM
#38567   Thanx for the tip bud.... bears3434 02/19/17 01:06:51 PM
#38566   I think what would really be awesome is The Real Man 02/19/17 01:06:29 PM
#38565   I will order some myself when it comes Almost A Myth 02/19/17 01:03:40 PM
#38564   I just ordered last nite, will let u bears3434 02/19/17 12:54:37 PM
#38563   ABVG CHARTS & DD REPORT! The Prophetic One 02/19/17 12:44:52 PM
#38562   Sold out on Amazon: Almost A Myth 02/19/17 12:35:53 PM
#38561   Not just sales, but plus it introduces them Curt D 02/19/17 12:24:52 PM
#38560   Companies like Sodexo, Starbucks will take care of GS1 02/19/17 12:24:17 PM
#38559   aaaaahhh....there we go buccaneer1961 02/19/17 12:09:38 PM
#38558   Lolzzz .... drink some more tea bud. Papa Bear 02/19/17 12:08:08 PM
#38557   I think a lot of people will interpret Almost A Myth 02/19/17 11:59:15 AM
#38556   Janon Costley > TO-DO-LIST RicFlair 02/19/17 11:57:57 AM
#38555   Problem is they only reply back to certain Truenorth2016 02/19/17 11:49:10 AM
#38554   BOOM!!! I knew my comprehension skills were not Truenorth2016 02/19/17 11:47:42 AM
#38553   dearest friend,brother, how can that S deal be buccaneer1961 02/19/17 11:43:41 AM
#38552   Village Tea Company On The Move Almost A Myth 02/19/17 11:39:28 AM
#38551   This might be even bigger than ICNB. So darkhorseinvestor 02/19/17 11:30:59 AM
#38550   Let's not forget that Sodexo connection with Magic bears3434 02/19/17 10:57:49 AM
#38549   Doubt 7s but 8s likely.Bid half on 8s bears3434 02/19/17 10:52:28 AM
#38548   I think its going to be go time sheeponwllst 02/19/17 10:45:22 AM
#38547   Yes people I Concur having the Company posted bears3434 02/19/17 10:34:52 AM
#38546   Lmfao Buc. Good one , almost spit my bears3434 02/19/17 10:21:38 AM
#38545   I have a good idea why don't you masterbug1 02/19/17 10:01:13 AM
#38544   The volume of people going through an arena BuildingCoin1 02/19/17 09:00:11 AM
#38543   '00 soon for ever history !!!!! knrorrel 02/19/17 08:57:43 AM
#38542   ABVG maybe the secound icnb WEEEEEE knrorrel 02/19/17 08:55:59 AM
#38541   multi runner knrorrel 02/19/17 08:55:08 AM
#38540   more news should the next weeks coming knrorrel 02/19/17 08:54:49 AM
#38539   Well just come out and say it.....the marketing Truenorth2016 02/19/17 08:42:54 AM
#38538   WOW great info knrorrel 02/19/17 08:40:20 AM
#38537   Your most welcome. I will see what I SMResources 02/19/17 06:09:11 AM
#38536   I believe their is marketing involved just like masterbug1 02/19/17 03:48:56 AM
#38535   There are still some unclear details about Fridays Truenorth2016 02/19/17 01:35:38 AM
#38534   How can the Sodexo deal be "baked in Truenorth2016 02/19/17 01:30:11 AM
#38533   pleeeease don't leave me here with these guys! buccaneer1961 02/19/17 12:57:12 AM
#38531   Janon send your stock holders some of that RicFlair 02/19/17 12:47:43 AM
#38529   Ok. So now the CEO reads his own go2sleepjj 02/19/17 12:34:54 AM
#38528   in my opinion it is not necessary to RicFlair 02/19/17 12:30:26 AM
#38525   Would like to see support at .0007-8 climb lloyd Banks 02/19/17 12:23:47 AM
#38524   I wasn't talking about the Sodexo... I was Digging For Pennies 02/19/17 12:23:32 AM
#38522   Janon put the Sodexo pic on Instagram. The RicFlair 02/19/17 12:20:14 AM
#38521   Nice, do you have Amazon Prime? If you Digging For Pennies 02/19/17 12:15:28 AM
#38520   Email and tell them that. go2sleepjj 02/19/17 12:09:40 AM
#38519   Because Twitter, fb, ig are such credible sources. go2sleepjj 02/19/17 12:05:54 AM
#38518   Can you please provide this in screenshot form... DD_dempsey 02/18/17 11:56:58 PM
#38517   Those buying ABVG stock would like to see RicFlair 02/18/17 11:36:25 PM
#38516   RicF. You must be kidding me right? When Digging For Pennies 02/18/17 11:21:13 PM
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