Village Tea Company Adds New E-tail Customer

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., Jan. 05, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Affinity Beverage Group, Inc. (aka Strategic Rare Earth Metals) (OTC Pink:SREH), subsidiary, Village Tea Company Distribution, Inc., announced today that the Company, as part of its on-going effort to introduce more people to the benefits of drinking quality loose leaf tea and other natural and organic wellness products, has joined forces with Tea Box Express ( for its first “tea box” of 2016 which will feature several fantastic items from Village Tea Company, including several flavors of their fantastic loose leaf tea and a not-to-miss teaware item. Tea Box Express is a subscription based monthly e-tailer that delivers a tea party to your door every month. Each month brings a new box that always includes quality tea and interesting accessories. Every month is a surprise! Their mission is to create a unique and pleasurable experience for each customer while promoting interesting brands and bringing tea makers and tea drinkers together. Tea Box Express is dedicated to bringing its customers the best teas and most unique tea goodies. In addition to being the featured products in the January gift box, Village Tea Company will also be the featured brand of the month in the popular Tea Box Express Blogg brand spotlight. Please visit to view the post.

“We are excited about adding Tea Box Express as a new e-tail customer and we look forward to featuring our tea, accessories and other products in future monthly gift boxes. We think it is a great platform to present new products to avid tea drinkers and is perfectly aligned with our mission to re-introduce our brand to our core target market as it gives us an opportunity to communicate our brand message directly to consumers who are looking for innovative, organic and sustainable premium tea brands. We view this relationship as another positive step in our efforts to expand our distribution footprint,” stated Janon Costley, CEO of Village Tea Company/Affinity Beverage Group. For more information, please visit:

About Village Tea:

Village Tea Distribution Company, Inc. ( ) sources high-quality, unique teas with distinct flavor combinations and packages them under its Village Tea Company brand name in a variety of creative and earth-friendly ways. The Village Tea Company brand is currently sold in many major retailers throughout North America. The Company is no longer just about tea, as it is also using its unique positioning in the marketplace to create a distribution platform to introduce other complimentary health and wellness lifestyle brands and products to the US market.

About Affinity Beverage:

Affinity Beverage Group, Inc. ( is a holding company that focuses on branded consumer product acquisition opportunities in the $3.4 trillion health and wellness sector. Affinity primarily targets lifestyle brands, companies, and/or exclusive product 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 products for strategic partnerships, distribution agreements and potential acquisition.

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Source:Strategic Rare Earth Metals, Inc.