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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: 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
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
#42796  Sticky Note *** ABVG T/A UPDATE 4-25-2017 NO CHANGES *** MIKEY501 04/25/17 01:12:50 PM
#42701  Sticky Note ***$ABVG MEGA DD REPORT*** TOP 10 REASONS TO BUY! 1. The Big Lebowski 04/24/17 10:44:31 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
#42960   Adding a ready to drink beverage line like Almost A Myth 04/29/17 08:26:11 PM
#42959   affinitybeverageSTORY - lightly sparkling, natural fruit Pressés, are scottietoohottie 04/29/17 08:03:35 PM
#42958   NEW ACQUISITIONS AND PARTNERSHIPS scottietoohottie 04/29/17 08:00:26 PM
#42957   The Company's acquisition of organic, vegan chocolate brand, scottietoohottie 04/29/17 07:58:34 PM
#42956   CBD therapeutic teas coming soon... scottietoohottie 04/29/17 07:53:21 PM
#42955   Village Tea Company products are available in all scottietoohottie 04/29/17 04:59:19 PM
#42954   Maybe Flo Rida will be doing some PR scottietoohottie 04/29/17 04:39:08 PM
#42953   Definitely becoming less of a gamble as these Almost A Myth 04/29/17 03:47:25 PM
#42952   Now all we need is Sodexo and Carnival MikeGoz413 04/29/17 03:43:49 PM
#42951   Agreed, this is why I increased my position darkhorseinvestor 04/29/17 03:40:14 PM
#42950   Ok, so those two deals are taking shape. Almost A Myth 04/29/17 03:36:23 PM
#42949   Also, observe: undone chocolate's Inst darkhorseinvestor 04/29/17 03:33:39 PM
#42948   Good observation by you as well. I Almost A Myth 04/29/17 03:32:44 PM
#42947   Good observation, I didn't even check twitter MikeGoz413 04/29/17 03:29:38 PM
#42946   Also, if you look at the likes of MikeGoz413 04/29/17 03:28:52 PM
#42945   That is significant. I see they also Almost A Myth 04/29/17 03:24:53 PM
#42944   It's not much but I did notice Eagle MikeGoz413 04/29/17 03:14:55 PM
#42943   And maybe Mr. Costley you will WAKE UP !!! choctaw 04/29/17 02:43:07 PM
#42942   Maybe the honorable Mr Costley can chime in Almost A Myth 04/29/17 02:38:23 PM
#42941   I agree, there are good things being PR'd. Almost A Myth 04/29/17 02:31:32 PM
#42940   True, but imo this stock should be moving scottietoohottie 04/29/17 01:57:20 PM
#42939   The Company has been invited and approved to Almost A Myth 04/29/17 01:39:31 PM
#42938   This will run like a charm soon IMO. MVIR 04/29/17 11:52:09 AM
#42937   The announced reduction of debt,and the seeking of ascatt 04/29/17 11:49:18 AM
#42936   We should probably get an update on Undone MOCKBA 04/29/17 11:40:21 AM
#42935   Looking good here Scottie. Go ABVG! $ABVG darkhorseinvestor 04/29/17 11:36:34 AM
#42934   MORE HUGE HUGE HUGE scottietoohottie 04/29/17 10:00:55 AM
#42933   HUGE HUGE HUGE- Affinity Beverage Group, Inc. scottietoohottie 04/29/17 09:57:51 AM
#42932   People who are in the business of getting common_cents 04/28/17 08:27:08 PM
#42931   $ABVG Just in time for the summer @villageteaco chasem 04/28/17 08:14:31 PM
#42930   Same here brother just loaded more. Run coming darkhorseinvestor 04/28/17 06:16:58 PM
#42929   2's definitely getting filled. random big chunks RicFlair 04/28/17 03:45:00 PM
#42928   Nice Hits coming in, this one ready to PENNYMACHINE 04/28/17 02:04:28 PM
#42927   That was me ;) just bought 3,310,000 more. $ABVG darkhorseinvestor 04/28/17 02:03:49 PM
#42926   I just bought addition amount on the ask,0.0003. ascatt 04/28/17 01:54:24 PM
#42925   ABVG ask smacks keep pouring in. MIKEY501 04/28/17 01:47:40 PM
#42924   told by whom? "FYI....I am told" RicFlair 04/28/17 01:12:24 PM
#42923   FYI....I am told there is about 13 MM common_cents 04/28/17 12:58:42 PM
#42922   Bam pretty nice ask smack there! MIKEY501 04/28/17 12:57:18 PM
#42920   I semi agree. there were various debts on TradeForProfits 04/28/17 11:30:04 AM
#42919   Ummm... I seen where the margin deposit was cashclan 04/28/17 11:12:39 AM
#42918   Abvg is a new symbol. It hasn't RS'd RicFlair 04/28/17 10:44:57 AM
#42917   Good week coming here next week i'm hearing. common_cents 04/28/17 10:43:58 AM
#42916   Everyone should check out Eagle Creek brewery the johnnyc828 04/28/17 10:20:59 AM
#42915   Agreed. I think investors are just leary because darkhorseinvestor 04/28/17 10:17:24 AM
#42914   agreed. Latest news updates show $ABVG making big TradeForProfits 04/28/17 09:55:41 AM
#42913   exactly! Sodexo+ $ABVG launching tea/smoothie in Univ/Colleges!! TradeForProfits 04/28/17 09:54:09 AM
#42912   Thanks! lanemyers 04/28/17 09:36:13 AM
#42911   $AVBG getting in the coffee business too? Many scottietoohottie 04/28/17 09:03:56 AM
#42910   Big Bang, shot heard around the world coming scottietoohottie 04/28/17 07:36:01 AM