Pepper futures fell on Friday on bearish activities and sentiments. All active contracts closed much below the previous day’s closing after high volatility. February, March and April contracts dropped by Rs 540, Rs 580, Rs 445, respectively, to Rs 29,230, 29,540 and 29,895 a quintal. Total turnover increased by 596 tonnes to 3643 tonnes. Total open interest fell by 65 tonnes to 8,333 tonnes.