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21 best storage jars for organising your kitchen

21 best storage jars for organising your kitchen

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If you find kitchen organisation tricky, you need some storage jars in your life. That overflowing cupboard of half open supermarket packets and the chaotic spice collection? Trust us when we say, they don’t help your stress levels.

Instead of feeling overwhelmed every time you open cupboard doors and drawers, you could be breathing a satisfied sigh at rows of neatly-stacked jars and tubs. These airtight containers are the most aesthetically pleasing way to display dry foods and extend their shelf life, too so all your nibbly bits will stay fresh for longer and you’ll reduce kitchen waste.

Don’t know where to start? We’ve picked out all the best storage jars out there from longline options for spaghetti, to mini tubs ideal for spices and herbs so you can say goodbye to messy cupboards and hello to your new Pinterest-perfect pantry.

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Storage jars: Best rustic look

Stoneware Medium Storage Jar

Le Creuset


Stash your fresh coffee in this attractive stoneware jar from iconic kitchenwear brand Le Creuset. The volcanic colourway will brighten any open shelves you have. This design is stackable, too, so will help to utilise your space and keep things looking tidy. 

H12.2cm x W9.9cm
How many in a set?
Sold individually
Dishwasher safe?

Storage jars: Best colour

Set of 2 Storage Jars

Coloured glassware was huge in 2021 and we think the trend is here to stay. Store pasta in the large jar and rice or pulses in the smaller size. Make sure you keep them on display though – they’re too pretty to hide away. 

If you like this retro style, there’s an orange option available, too. 

Size: H19cm x W10cm

How many in a set? 2

Dishwasher safe? No.  

Storage jars: Best pattern

Louma Storage Jars

La Redoute
La Redoute


Here’s an option that’s practical and pretty. Not only will this floral jar look good on your countertop, but the airtight lid will keep food fresh for longer.

Size: There’s two different sizes in this set; H13cm x D9.5 cm; H16.5cm x D9.5cm. 

How many in a set? 2

Dishwasher safe? Yes – but remove the lid beforehand.

Storage jars: Best for spices

Mini Glass Storage Jars

For those with an impressive spice stash, this set is for you. It comes with 24 reusable labels and chalk, so you’ll never mix up the ground coriander and cumin again. 

Size: H8cm x W5cm x D5cm

How many in a set? 12 

Storage jars: Best for tea and coffee

Black Toast Tin Caddies

Emma Bridgewater


We love this tea, coffee and sugar canister set from Emma Bridgewater’s Black Toast range. We think they’d look super smart with the matching toaster and biscuit barrel. 

Size: H15cm x D10.5cm

How many in a set?

Dishwasher safe? No. 

storage jars: best for spring

Flower Tin Caddies

Emma Bridgewater


Another Emma Bridgewater pick – this time with a pretty floral design. For EB fans, there’s lots of other storage options available, including spaghetti tins and biscuit barrels. 

Size: H15cm x D10.5cm

How many in a set? 3

Dishwasher safe? No. 

storage jars: best iconic brand

Ceramic Storage Jar



Much-loved brand Kilner has a huge range of storage jars to choose from, but we particularly like this ceramic option. Pick up a few for your tea and coffee collection and use another, lid off, for your utensils. 

Size: H15cm x W9.8cm x D9.8cm 

How many in a set? Sold individually. 

Dishwasher safe? No.

storage jars: best for organisation

Spice Jars with Board

Artisan Street


If you have trouble finding your most-used spices in the cupboard, this wooden storage board can help out. It’ll make them easily accessible on the countertop and look good, too. 

How many in a set?

storage jars: Best contemporary look

Dimensions Storage Canisters

Morphy Richards


We love these lustrous Morphy Richards tea and coffee canisters, perfect for anyone with a modern kitchen interiors. Any fans of this look should check out the matching toaster

Size: H18.7cm x W13.5cm x D10.5cm

How many in a set? 3

storage jars: best shape

Diamond Cut Storage Jar

Rockett St George


These diamond cut glass jars are really unusual, so show them off on your shelves, rather than stashing them away in a cupboard. We’d use them to store citrus fruits, or as a sweetie jar. 

Size: There’s four size options; H26cm x D16cm; H22cm x D16cm; H17.5cm x D16cm; H13.5 x D16cm. 

How many in a set? 4, or sold individually.

storage jars: Best minimalist design

ProCook Round Glass Storage JarSet of 3 Large



ProCook’s glass jars can hold a hefty one litre, so use these for your bags of flour or pasta. With its sleek minimalist design, this set would suit any countertop or fit snugly in your cupboards.

Size: H18cm x W10.5cm

How many in a set? 3

Dishwasher safe? No.

storage jars: Best for treats

Large Vintage Sweet Jar



Anyone with a sweet tooth will love this retro sweetie jar. Fill it to the brim with your favourite treats, such as pick n’ mix or bonbons, as a throwback to traditional candy shops. 

There’s also a smaller option, if you’d prefer. 

Size: H20.5cm x W17cm 

How many in a set? Sold individually. 

Dishwasher safe? No. 

storage jars: Best for personalisation

Personalised Storage Jars

The Oak & Rope Company


You can personalise these fun storage jars with whatever you like, so we’d suggest adding the names of loved ones. We’re sure kids will love having their own special containers for their favourite cereal or biscuits. 

Size: There’s four sizes available, holding 0.95 litre; 1.42 litre; 1.89 litre; 2.36 litre. 

How many in a set? Sold individually. 

Dishwasher safe? Washing by hand. 

storage jars: Best assembled set

Clip Top Glass Storage Preserving Jars

Maison & White


These airtight glass jars are perfect for neatening up your cupboards. Ten reusable stickers and a pen are provided, too, so you’ll have no problems distinguishing the self-raising from the plain flour. 

Size: There’s five different sizes in this set  – 500ml, 750ml, 1000ml, 1500ml and 2200ml. 

How many in a set? 5

storage jars: Best for pantries

Airtight Food Storage Container Set – 24 Piece, Kitchen & Pantry Organization, BPA-Free, Plastic Canisters with Durable Lids Ideal for Cereal, Flour & Sugar – Labels, Marker & Spoon Set

Chef’s Path


If rifling through overflowing cupboards of half-opened packets of rice, pasta and lentils has become part of your daily routine, this 24-piece pack should make life a lot easier. The containers stack neatly on top of each other and come with reusable labels and a measuring spoon set.

Size: There’s four different sizes in this set -– 2.8 litres, 2 litres, 1.4 litres and 0.8 litres

How many in a set? 24 pieces; 6 extra-large containers; 6 large containers; 6 medium containers; and 6 small containers​​

Dishwasher safe? Yes 

Storage jars: Best retro style

Food Storage Canisters



Throw it back to the ’80s with Habitat’s fun (and very reasonably priced) storage set. Use to keep your tea and coffee tidy, or we’re tempted to use one for our beauty brushes. There’s also a matching apron and tea towel and oven glove set available.

Size: H17cm x W10cm x D10cm

How many in a set? 3

Dishwasher safe? No.

storage jars: best set

8 Piece Kitchen Storage Set

Argos Home


If you like a vintage look, this will help pull your kitchen’s scheme all together while keeping everything tidy. At less than £20, it’s also excellent value. 

Size: Bread bin, H33cm x W21cm x D22cm; biscuit tin, H13.5cm x W11.5cm x D11.5cm; canisters, H12.5cm x W10cm x D10cm.

How many in a set? 8 pieces; bread bin, biscuit tin, 3 canisters, utensil holder, butter dish and toast rack.

Dishwasher safe? No.

storage jars: Best design

Storage Jars

Eleanor Bowmer


This gorgeous set is perfect if you like a bold, quirky aesthetic. Eleanor Bowmer’s cheerful range is available at John Lewis (and yes, we want everything). 

Size: There’s three different sizes in this set – H27cm x D13.5cm, H20cm x D10.8cm, H14cm x D8.9cm

How many in a set? 3

Dishwasher safe? No. 

storage jars: Best for preserves

Strawberry Fruit Preserve Jar

Decant your homemade jams (strawberry, naturally) into this fun Kilner jar. There’s a very cute orange version available, too. 

Size: Holds 400ml. 

How many in a set? Sold individually.

Dishwasher safe? Yes.

storage jars: best for stacking

Signature Storage Jar Set, 6 Piece Set

This Robert Welch kit is definitely on the pricier side, but there’s lots to love. These (very stylish, we might add) jars are stackable, shatterproof and have airtight silicone lids to keep food fresh. They come with a 25 year guarantee, so they’re definitely worth the investment.

Size: There’s three different sizes in this set – 2.5 litres, 1 litre and 600ml.

How many in a set? 6 pieces; 1 large jar, 2 medium jars and 3 small jars.

storage jars: Best value

Ombre Rainbow Canisters



This rainbow trio will certainly brighten up your countertop. They’re great value at just over a fiver, too. 

Size: H14cm x W10cm xD10cm

How many in a set? 3

Dishwasher safe? No.

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