15 Great Ideas To Store Canned Food In The Right Way


Canned foods are common part of any pantry. They can take up a lot of space, so if your pantry is a small one you can find it tricky to organize all those cans. Or even if it is a bigger one, you can find yourself in a situation of reaching for one can and end up knocking all over several of them. So, you need to find a solution of how to store all those cans and thus get the most of the space available. For that purpose, today, we would like to show you 15 Great Ideas To Store Canned Food In The Right Way and we hope that you will find them useful. Check them out!

DIY Canned Food Organizer

If you are missing a place for storing all those cans you can make one. This could be the place between the refrigerator and the wall. Make one organizer that slides in that place and trust us, no one will even know that you store the cans over there.

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Store Them In Magazine Holder

A wire magazine holder can be perfect storage solution for some smaller cans. Place the holder on some shelf in the pantry, or maybe even somewhere on the countertop.

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Label The Cans

In case you store the cans in a drawers, write on each can what’s on the inside. This will for sure save you some time when trying to find the desired can.

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Turn Old Soda Box Into Can Food Box

If you have some old soda box, don’t throw it away. Instead, wrap it up with some paper and make a cut in the front enough to fit in the cans. Label the box, so that you can know what’s on the inside.

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Store Cans In Plastic Beans

You can also store cans in plastic bans. Their clear surface allows you to see what type of cans you have in them. And still you can add some labels on the front.

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Shoe Bins

Plastic shoe bins can be also used for storing cans. You can find them at the local Dollar Store at some really affordable price.

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IKEA Photo Boxes

Besides repurposing old soda boxes, you can also store cans in IKEA photo boxes.

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DIY Rotating Canned Food System

You can also make a rotating canned food system. This type of vertical storage gives you a view of what items are available and what needs to be replenished. It also gives you an access to the items you want right on the bottom end of the storage.

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Wall-Mounted Canned Food Organizer

This is one more example of vertical canned food storage.

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Rotating Canned Food Rack

One such rack will keep the cans organized and you will be able to use the oldest cans first, so that nothing expires or goes to waste.

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DIY Slide Out Cabinet Shelf

This storage solution is perfect for cans that you need to keep in the cabinets rather than in the pantry.

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Pantry Door Storage

You shouldn’t neglect the empty space on the pantry door. But instead you can hang some organizers specifically designed for them. Canned foods easily fit inside the organizers.

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Canned Food Storage In Wire Baskets

The wire baskets from Dollar Store can be also used for storing all those cans. Place them on the shelf in the pantry and label the bottom to know what’s inside of each basket.

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Use Wire Closet Racks In Kitchen Cabinets

Wire closet racks can be great cabinet organizers. Trim the racks to length with a hacksaw and then mount screws to the back side of the face frame to hold the racks in place. The back side of the rack simply rests against the back of the cabinet. So, now you are able to find the can you need.

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Store Cans In Baskets

And the last idea for today, is of how to organize canned food by type into baskets. Just label the baskets and have soup cans separated from canned fruits and vegetables.

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We would like to hear from you, so let us know in the comments which one from the above canned food storage ideas did you like the best. Thank you for reading and don’t forget to stay up to date with the content of Top Dreamer to find many other ideas that will help you organize your home.