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Affinity Beverage Group Inc. (ABVG)

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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 Acquires Undone Chocolate 05/19/2017 08:04:00 AM
ABVG News: Affinity Beverage Reaches Important Milestone 05/08/2017 04:06:29 PM
ABVG News: Village Tea Company Launches Kickstarter Offering 05/02/2017 04:05:32 PM
ABVG News: Village Tea Company Product to be Featured in a New Craft Beer 04/25/2017 01:29:54 AM
ABVG News: Affinity Beverage Group Announces LOI for New Acquisition 02/24/2017 09:14:44 AM
#46544  Sticky Note Yes. He mentioned these and more in the computercartoon 08/18/17 01:25:20 PM
#46084  Sticky Note Notes and highlights from ABVG conference call: darkhorseinvestor 08/08/17 02:51:48 PM
#32266  Sticky Note ABVG SODEXO partnership coming $$Mind BLOWING NEW DD balamidas 02/03/17 11:21:06 PM
#46679   200,000,000 million shares loaded is a $40K purchase RicFlair 08/22/17 02:14:01 PM
#46678   Boom nice ask smacks ABVG $.0003s! MIKEY501 08/22/17 02:12:39 PM
#46677   Sheds a cashclan 08/22/17 01:52:51 PM
#46676 RicFlair 08/22/17 01:42:24 PM
#46675   Loaded I will stay until this hits big johnnyc828 08/22/17 01:39:10 PM
#46674   someone could load 204,455,207 million and stay under RicFlair 08/22/17 01:23:04 PM
#46673   ABVG would cashclan 08/22/17 01:15:15 PM
#46672   Share structure since I checked on August 11..... Shares RicFlair 08/22/17 12:56:27 PM
#46671   I will check today...the last time I checked MIKEY501 08/22/17 12:50:55 PM
#46670   Agreed. Do you know what the current SS darkhorseinvestor 08/22/17 12:50:03 PM
#46669   No doubt about that.. hopefully Q2 financials Townbike203 08/22/17 12:43:33 PM
#46668   I've noticed it's always good when this guy scottietoohottie 08/22/17 12:42:31 PM
#46667   Give it time. In the end if DLCsprinkles 08/22/17 12:42:19 PM
#46666   Those .0003s will be gone in a flash MIKEY501 08/22/17 12:41:24 PM
#46665   Going to have to start moving through some 3's Townbike203 08/22/17 12:40:39 PM
#46664   Buying's at a standstill, no one's selling .0002 anymore. invader Zim 08/22/17 12:35:15 PM
#46663   It would be nice to see Affinity Beverage's scottietoohottie 08/22/17 12:28:41 PM
#46662   yes, the $ABVG CC mentioned a lot of TradeForProfits 08/22/17 12:21:20 PM
#46661   I've found one thing to be constant with DLCsprinkles 08/22/17 12:21:00 PM
#46660   BOOM TIME NEARING!!! (((((($ABVG))))))) JkJStylez 08/22/17 12:08:19 PM
#46659   SODEXO SEPTEMBER is around the corner. Best to RicFlair 08/22/17 12:03:39 PM
#46658   Not sure what is going on here, seems DLCsprinkles 08/22/17 11:55:10 AM
#46657   agreed. looking forward to next breakout and news TradeForProfits 08/22/17 11:52:31 AM
#46656   Per the conference call there is several mega MIKEY501 08/22/17 11:43:28 AM
#46655   Good morning,news expect today or Wednesday the latest.The ascottt 08/22/17 11:42:29 AM
#46653   yea their not swift with info. Penny stocks invader Zim 08/22/17 11:24:28 AM
#46652   Jesus. It's been 3 months since news came BearDickPunch 08/22/17 11:14:35 AM
#46651   Woo-hoo I'm in folks, looking forward to read invader Zim 08/22/17 10:53:14 AM
#46650   agreed. $ABVG + sodexousa + carnival cruise + TradeForProfits 08/22/17 10:50:52 AM
#46649   We're getting close, A bit of good news scottietoohottie 08/22/17 10:39:09 AM
#46648   and $ABVG has a cbd oil infused tea line! TradeForProfits 08/22/17 10:22:56 AM
#46647   I put a bid in for 5mil shares invader Zim 08/22/17 10:21:14 AM
#46646   I believe Q2 (10-Q) fins must come out STEVEN52 08/22/17 09:33:11 AM
#46645   agreed. Lets crack the 0003's and get bmic TradeForProfits 08/22/17 09:30:25 AM
#46644   we have to be very close imo. Based TradeForProfits 08/22/17 09:29:32 AM
#46643   Time to ascend the stairs to Da Moon! scottietoohottie 08/22/17 09:19:57 AM
#46642   $ABVG Goodmorning to everyone!!Lets have a good day curly75 08/22/17 09:01:23 AM
#46641   hi MIKEY Den 08/22/17 07:55:41 AM
#46640   Top of the morning ABVG $$$$ MIKEY501 08/22/17 07:32:34 AM
#46639   time to cruise through 0.0003 Den 08/22/17 06:36:15 AM
#46638   Yea June and July we bottomed out...only up delwcu 08/22/17 05:19:58 AM
#46637   nice volume yesterday .. Den 08/22/17 04:48:51 AM
#46636   Agreed, just a matter of when. Hopefully sooner darkhorseinvestor 08/22/17 01:28:59 AM
#46635   #ABVG: When you least expect it " Boom" captainscotty 08/21/17 10:39:09 PM
#46634   Another T-trade. When will it end? darkhorseinvestor 08/21/17 04:09:06 PM
#46632   maybe, lets look for 001's :) $ABVG TradeForProfits 08/21/17 02:59:45 PM
#46630   lets clear out mm BMIC and move on TradeForProfits 08/21/17 01:56:38 PM
#46629   We are still getting lots of solid volume, PanamaDean 08/21/17 12:59:04 PM
#46628   i think that's soon. another chunk gone today.. TradeForProfits 08/21/17 12:47:50 PM
#46627   Yes, but cashclan 08/21/17 12:39:23 PM