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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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#42676  Sticky Note *** ABVG NEWS 4-24-2017 *** MIKEY501 04/24/17 06:54:32 PM
#42665  Sticky Note $ABVG NEWS!! Eagle Creek Brewing Company deal TradeForProfits 04/24/17 05:30:29 PM
#42485  Sticky Note WASHINGTON, April 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Affinity Beverage RicFlair 04/20/17 10:12:56 AM
#32266  Sticky Note ABVG SODEXO partnership coming $$Mind BLOWING NEW DD balamidas 02/03/17 11:21:06 PM
#42682   Do you have a link to this article? pokerpunk 04/24/17 07:05:25 PM
#42681   Its a cool new revenue generator. I like MIKEY501 04/24/17 07:03:46 PM
#42680   Yes. Costley should start using ihub news in RicFlair 04/24/17 07:03:18 PM
#42679   What a great company. Great site. Great product lines. MVIR 04/24/17 07:02:07 PM
#42678   Great News. Thanks Mikey for sticky. MVIR 04/24/17 06:59:38 PM
#42677   First we need to get out of trips darkhorseinvestor 04/24/17 06:58:19 PM
#42676   *** ABVG NEWS 4-24-2017 *** MIKEY501 04/24/17 06:54:32 PM
#42675   $2 Plus is Great News cashclan 04/24/17 06:54:27 PM
#42674   Too bad it doesnt show on IHub news... MOCKBA 04/24/17 06:49:59 PM
#42673   This is great news. Time for lift off darkhorseinvestor 04/24/17 06:48:30 PM
#42672   Say what? Lift off time? MOCKBA 04/24/17 06:44:02 PM
#42671   Great news. Can't believe I got lots of Axel 04/24/17 06:17:04 PM
#42670   expanding product lines!! $ABVG also expanding revenue streams!! TradeForProfits 04/24/17 05:57:51 PM
#42669   yeah. $ABVG + Eagle Creek Brewing TradeForProfits 04/24/17 05:56:59 PM
#42668   That is AWESOME news! Didn't see that The Big Lebowski 04/24/17 05:55:25 PM
#42667   GREAT NEWS HERE $ABVG Hiddengemzz 04/24/17 05:55:21 PM
#42666   ABVG IN THE BEER BUSINESS scottietoohottie 04/24/17 05:42:35 PM
#42665   $ABVG NEWS!! Eagle Creek Brewing Company deal TradeForProfits 04/24/17 05:30:29 PM
#42664   great deal for both companies. looking forward to TradeForProfits 04/24/17 05:29:05 PM
#42663   THIS PARTNERSHIP CAN BE PROFITABLE-The two parties intend scottietoohottie 04/24/17 05:25:43 PM
#42662   nice grab. $ABVG busts these 4's and it'll TradeForProfits 04/24/17 04:19:51 PM
#42661   Thanks for the 3's I'll take them Go ABVG$$$ johnnyc828 04/24/17 03:54:14 PM
#42660   looking forward to it. $ABVG business plan execution TradeForProfits 04/24/17 03:50:51 PM
#42659   10k at .0002s wow some one really need threewheeler 04/24/17 03:49:25 PM
#42658   $ABVG$ Q1 is almost here, it'll be good capt_obvious 04/24/17 03:45:15 PM
#42657   Lol well said my friend. Nothing but a Ace508 04/24/17 03:37:32 PM
#42656   many of these linger for months, u couldnt threewheeler 04/24/17 03:15:27 PM
#42655   What's it going to take to move this darkhorseinvestor 04/24/17 02:48:42 PM
#42654   nice ABVG got my little pile compared to that threewheeler 04/24/17 01:39:22 PM
#42652   Going to keep buying til I get to johnnyc828 04/24/17 01:02:44 PM
#42651   yes. hopefully we get an update this week TradeForProfits 04/24/17 01:01:48 PM
#42650   GLTA scraighc 04/24/17 12:48:54 PM
#42649   $ABVG$ they don't know 250million were bought by capt_obvious 04/24/17 12:39:16 PM
#42645   I'd like to see a tea infused drink.....NOT common_cents 04/24/17 12:20:02 PM
#42644   A hemp infused beverage is needed scottietoohottie 04/24/17 12:18:04 PM
#42643   Anyone buy through td today? huka 04/24/17 12:12:34 PM
#42642   Funny man my magic 8 ball says the The Big Lebowski 04/24/17 10:36:10 AM
#42641   Yes sir, my crystal ball says that :) scottietoohottie 04/24/17 10:11:00 AM
#42640   Time for ABVG to drop the race out MIKEY501 04/24/17 10:08:03 AM
#42639   EXPECTING BIG THINGS TO COME!! scottietoohottie 04/24/17 10:06:58 AM
#42638   Why is no one buying 4's after such darkhorseinvestor 04/24/17 10:06:45 AM
#42637   Good morning $ABVG! The Big Lebowski 04/24/17 09:46:35 AM
#42636   $ABVG$ more good news coming this week most likely capt_obvious 04/24/17 09:41:37 AM
#42635   good news - hope we finally starting moving Den 04/24/17 03:53:43 AM
#42634   #ABVG: Now is the time...:-) captainscotty 04/23/17 11:49:41 PM
#42633   I always cashclan 04/23/17 09:50:33 PM
#42632   I'm defaulting to your signature on that remark. Almost A Myth 04/23/17 09:43:24 PM
#42631   I see... cashclan 04/23/17 09:39:49 PM
#42629   The question I asked was in response to Almost A Myth 04/23/17 09:05:16 PM
#42628   I see cashclan 04/23/17 08:52:24 PM