Several petitions to keep the stores kosher appeared on Change.org, including one with over 5,000 signatures.
The news report prompted Nespresso to conduct its own investigation, the company said.
One Jerusalem cultural landmark, if it survives, will never be the same. Earlier this week, David Ehrlich, founder and co-owner of the Tmol Shilshom café, died at the age of 60.
Coffee-lovers were happy to hear that their extended stay at home will not deprive them of a good cup of Joe.
"We are optimistic this will be a temporary situation," said executive vice president Rossan Williams in a statement.
A human right's lawyer privy to the documentary footage proclaims that the evidence suggests both companies are in breach of international labor laws.
The transaction also includes products such as coffee capsules and instant coffee that are currently being produced by Mitsui in the country.
"In recent years, Israel’s coffee culture has become among the most developed in the world,” Uri Federman, CEO of Landwer Cafe, said.
Every morning for the past seven years, Enrico Attas, a graphic and packaging designer for nearly two decades, has made himself a morning cup of mocha coffee from his own espresso machine.
It looks like Starbucks and Shake Shack may be venturing to Israel.