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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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ABVG News: Affinity Beverage Group Announces LOI for New Acquisition 02/24/2017 09:14:44 AM
ABVG News: Friendable Inc.’s (OTC Pink: FDBL), Transformation from Debt to Equity Financing – Roadmap for Growth in 2017 02/14/2017 07:00:00 AM
#41542  Sticky Note *** T/A UPDATE 3-30-2017 +275 MILLION *** MIKEY501 03/30/17 01:20:44 PM
#40868  Sticky Note $ABVG Village Tea Company Announces Partnership with Gre $Pistol Pete$ 03/15/17 01:29:48 PM
#40705  Sticky Note WASHINGTON, March 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Affinity Beverage capt_obvious 03/13/17 10:57:26 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
#41549   Bid is growing, volume is growing, interest is darkhorseinvestor 03/30/17 04:34:46 PM
#41548   smart move, holding a nice little pile myself threewheeler 03/30/17 01:33:52 PM
#41547   buying more here Den 03/30/17 01:25:00 PM
#41546   Bid 30M @0003 RicFlair 03/30/17 01:23:20 PM
#41545   I checked with the TA every few days. RicFlair 03/30/17 01:22:44 PM
#41544   Thanks...I just go by the numbers I post MIKEY501 03/30/17 01:22:26 PM
#41543   We have already established that there has been darkhorseinvestor 03/30/17 01:21:05 PM
#41542   *** T/A UPDATE 3-30-2017 +275 MILLION *** MIKEY501 03/30/17 01:20:44 PM
#41541   it's on the board hoss. No change means RicFlair 03/30/17 01:19:25 PM
#41540   That had been the same O/S for weeks. The Big Lebowski 03/30/17 01:17:02 PM
#41539   There is NO ONE here on this board MIKEY501 03/30/17 01:16:43 PM
#41538   not sure if you've been tracking the OS RicFlair 03/30/17 01:15:10 PM
#41537   Oh shit they just diluted another 300M shares MIKEY501 03/30/17 01:12:54 PM
#41536   HUMMMM...there goes another form T print. Well shit...looks MIKEY501 03/30/17 01:12:20 PM
#41535   Agreed. Just emailed the TA, no change in darkhorseinvestor 03/30/17 01:11:52 PM
#41534   Did anyone check the t/a today? I saw MIKEY501 03/30/17 01:10:20 PM
#41533   imo news is on the horizon congrats to RicFlair 03/30/17 01:03:39 PM
#41532   $ABVG$ HOLY BID!!! let's go abvg capt_obvious 03/30/17 01:00:58 PM
#41531   Bid keeps growing, things looking good now. Anyone darkhorseinvestor 03/30/17 12:53:50 PM
#41530   L2 changing direction here! $ABVG looking great! The Big Lebowski 03/30/17 12:24:40 PM
#41529   33M bid @0003 RicFlair 03/30/17 12:17:20 PM
#41528   I'll take some more 2's please. RicFlair 03/30/17 10:57:58 AM
#41527   You'd have to be blind to not see darkhorseinvestor 03/30/17 10:39:42 AM
#41526   Good morning ABVG! The Big Lebowski 03/30/17 09:52:19 AM
#41525   6 shares sold for 0.0003! Let the MindlessSelf 03/30/17 09:48:49 AM
#41524   I agree, too much going on for this nickeli54 03/30/17 09:30:21 AM
#41523   We need confirmation on a lot of those MindlessSelf 03/30/17 09:25:21 AM
#41522   love the risk/reward here. teens will come fast MOONSHOT 03/30/17 09:23:02 AM
#41521   nice these sub .001s are all golden ABVG threewheeler 03/30/17 09:21:24 AM
#41520   added 0003 yesterday - still some yet to come Den 03/30/17 09:15:02 AM
#41519   a/k/a All talk, no substance. cashstrapped 03/30/17 07:20:02 AM
#41518   Everyone keeps saying that but no one is darkhorseinvestor 03/30/17 02:17:19 AM
#41517   So much potential here... I cannot believe we Jsmoothdz 03/30/17 01:18:14 AM
#41516   All true. Something big coming soon IMO. This darkhorseinvestor 03/30/17 01:07:16 AM
#41515   April is the first month of the 2nd RicFlair 03/29/17 08:52:03 PM
#41514   $ABVG Trader's Cheat Sheet $Pistol Pete$ 03/29/17 08:02:06 PM
#41513   True. All ingredients are ready with fuel. Once MVIR 03/29/17 06:52:57 PM
#41512   $ABVG$ YEAH MAN!!! capt_obvious 03/29/17 06:52:49 PM
#41511   wwwoooohhhh u said it brother ABVG next runner threewheeler 03/29/17 06:41:51 PM
#41509   agreed we have much better here ABVG threewheeler 03/29/17 06:28:52 PM
#41508   $ABVG$ the only reason vg*d shot up was capt_obvious 03/29/17 05:47:37 PM
#41507   Vgid is done.Time to come back to abvg.If ascatt 03/29/17 05:29:02 PM
#41506   I saw that, great buy man! It will darkhorseinvestor 03/29/17 04:33:03 PM
#41505   I hope the undone chocolate deal goes through!!! MindlessSelf 03/29/17 04:06:44 PM
#41504   Agreed just bought a mil at 4 at johnnyc828 03/29/17 04:04:42 PM
#41503   Some selling into the bid @ 3's today. darkhorseinvestor 03/29/17 03:52:44 PM
#41502   Thoughts Are Things Think Good Ones. ABVG the johnnyc828 03/29/17 03:15:35 PM
#41501   thanks wwwoooohhh threewheeler 03/29/17 03:12:23 PM
#41500   Holding nicely here. News release will send The Big Lebowski 03/29/17 03:06:40 PM