All the cereals should be together. All the nuts in one place. Keeping like things together makes them easier to find and helps prevent duplicate purchases. If space is an issue and you need to use the full depth of your cupboard, be sure to put tall things in back and short things in front.
Once you've taken the time to reorganize your pantry, it's important to maintain the progress you've made. To prevent another all-out pantry purge down the road, use these three steps for maintaining this essential kitchen space.