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Pantry organizers – 13 buys to make food storage a dream

With these pantry organizers, you'll have everything within reach when you need it the most

Pantry organizers that are glass from CB2 on kitchen side with museli in one and dried chillis in another
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Perfect your space with these pantry organizers, which are tailor-made for creating calm when it comes to cooking. Rather than packed shelves and cupboards, you'll be able to view and access all of your consumables with ease and feel a renewed enthusiasm for your pantry. 

Any worthwhile organization system should be specific to exactly what you like to store in your pantry. From coffee beans to avocados and canned goods, it's worth taking a minute to assess exactly which storage would most benefit you. That might be a combination of bin, shelf, and drawer storage, or may even be as advanced as a turntable system.

From a practical point of view, organizing a pantry is crucial for avoiding food waste and pushing towards sustainability, too. Being aware of best by dates and ripe foods, like fruits, means you can avoid throwing produce away. Labeling and sorting your pantry is just another step that these organizers can help with so that you have more control over this aspect of your home.


13 pantry organizers that are ideal for keeping this space tidy

1. Create space instantly with this pantry organizer shelf

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Bamboo Pantry Shelf: View at mDesign Home Decor
(opens in new tab)Elevate the shelves of your pantry instantly with this shelf, that allows you to make the use of vertical space. You can really customize your things with this shelf, as it allows you to place objects of the perfect height on top and above this shelf. The bamboo design is a lovely touch within a pantry too, especially if you have quite a minimalist design, as it will offset the colors nicely. 

2. Choose stoneware when picking pantry organizers

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2Modern Larder Crock Collection: View at 2Modern (opens in new tab)
Collect all of these beautiful storage jars for the ultimate pantry set up. Available in a number of sizes and colors, they make the perfect purchase for storing foods or even fermenting them. Crafted from stoneware for a totally classic look, the design on show here is bound to mould well with the rest of your pantry. 

3. Use an over the door pantry organizer to make use of all of your available space

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Elfa Utility White Mesh Pantry Over The Door Rack: View at The Container Store (opens in new tab)
Carve out new space in your pantry with this fantastically spacious over-the-door rack. There are bins and baskets attached in an array of sizes, so you can store spices, condiments, and more, as well as a partly mesh design so that you can still have an excellent view of the set-up. With an easy no-tools assembly too, you can start organizing straight away with this product.

4. This pantry organizer for cans means you'll never miss an expiry date

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Aldric Can Organizer: View at Wayfair (opens in new tab)
This handy can tracker uses the kind of mechanism you see in commercial settings to deliver you the can you need next. This system allows you to sort your cans in date order, avoiding waste and adding to efficiency. It can hold an impressive 24-30 cans and is easy to assemble too.

5. Pick up these opulent copper pantry organizer containers

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Honey Can Do 3 Piece Canister Set: View at Macy's (opens in new tab)
Store away pasta, rice, coffee and more with a chich touch, thanks to these copper canisters. With different sizes to cater to the different things you need to store, and an airtight seal to ensure that your consumables stay fresh, we think that these would look excellent within your pantry. 

6. These containers allow you to finesse your pantry organization system

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Clear Stackable Kitchen Pantry Storage Bin: View at mDesign Home (opens in new tab)
Streamline your mealtimes with these storage bins, which are simply packed with excellent features. Firstly, they have a hinged lid, which gives them an essential stacking capability. The set is also complete with 32 removable and repositionable labels so that you can view your pantry in a whole new light, and keep everything optimally placed. 

7. Use these Le Creuset pantry organizers to hold dried foods and coffee

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Le Creuset Stoneware Canister with Wood Lid: View at Le Creuset (opens in new tab)
This Le Creuset canister is absolutely perfect for storing coffee and more, with a silicone gasket seal to keep whatever is inside fresh and safe from the elements. As with all products from this brand, it is built to last with an enamel exterior that goes above and beyond. There's a variety of colors to choose from to match your existing Le Creuset finds, and this is dishwasher safe so that you can clean it stress-free when your supply runs out. 

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8. This pantry organizer table gives full access to your spices plus more

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Hastings Home Lazy Susan: View at Lowe's (opens in new tab)
Implementing a rotating section to your pantry cabinet will change the way you can view your foodstuffs. A sturdy piece made from solid bamboo, this turntable gives you total access to whatever you need at hand, from spices to cake decorating extras.

9. Pantry organization doesn't have to be dull with this wine shelf

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Mayfair Wall Mounted Wine Shelf: View at Anthropologie (opens in new tab)
This is the ultimate addition to a pantry for any wine lover, with this specialized shelf having so many standout features. Able to hold five wine glasses and a large rack for bottles or spirits, this is a way to make your cherished wine collection shine, and adds a touch of elegance to proceedings.

10. These cement canisters are top tier pantry organizer picks

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Snack Cement Canisters: View at C2B (opens in new tab)
These cement canisters are the only way we want to store snacks from now on. Designed by Jennifer Fisher with handmade detailing, they are the sturdy solution you need when it comes to pantry organization. There's a silicone gasket to keep things fresh too, with two canisters included within the price.

11. These pantry organizer containers are a must-have for everyday essentials

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Brilliance 4 Container Food Storage Set: View at Wayfair (opens in new tab)
There are some pantry essentials that you often need at hand, from sugar to cereal. These highly-rated containers from Rubbermaid allow you to both stores and use them, with secure latches. They are an extremely functional pick that can cover things like pet food without smells too, thanks to the airtight seals.

12. Organize your water and juices with this drinks pantry organizer

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Water Bottle Storage Organizer: View at mDesign Home (opens in new tab)
This is the perfect way to stack bottles, including sports drinks, bottled beverages, or any other bottle that will fit conveniently within it. Perfect for keeping glass and stainless steel bottles safe and secure, we love this pick for your pantry. It would also be great for the home bar section of your pantry, or for the beginnings of a wine cellar or liquor store.

13. Glass storage is a contemporary pantry organizers' dream

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Snack Glass Canisters: View at C2B
(opens in new tab)Available in an array of sizes, these handblown storage containers are a contemporary take on a pantry essential. Bring your home aesthetic to a new level with these canisters, which can prettily display cookies, sweets, coffee, and more. Layer these different sizes together for a wonderful finish when it comes to storage in your pantry. 


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